Rachko, Rev. Dimitri "Metro" Age 84 of Minneapolis. Passed away peacefully with family by his side April 21, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Michael and Julia; brothers, Steven, Very Rev. John and Very Rev. Michael; sister, Mary Harahus; mother-in-law Melita Chmelewsky; sisters-in-law, Sonia Baische and Eugenia Strunke. Survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Taissa; daughter, Carmen (Walter) Wanczycki; son, Dimitri (Charla); grandchildren, Jon-Michael, Jane, Jennifer, Jeanna Wanczycki, Everett and Allie Rachko; sister, Helen Vancleave; brothers, Peter and George; sister-in- law, Irene Rachko; nieces, Virginia (Ken) Vancleave-Cowle, Sandra (Richard) Wood, Carol (David) Bench, Tamara and Chrisy Rachko; nephews, John (Marcy) and Grego Rachko, Uma and Bronson Wanczycki, and Lady Rachko. Funeral Service Friday, 11 am at St. Katherine Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1600 Hwy 96, Arden Hills, with visitation one hour prior. Interment Sunset Cemetery. SUNSET 612-789-3596 www.SunsetFuneralServices.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.