Dimitri Rachko Sr.

November 17, 1928April 21, 2013
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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.


  • Visitation Friday, April 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 26, 2013

Dimitri Rachko Sr.

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John & Julianne Zuban

May 1, 2013

Taissa & family, May God grant Rev. Demitri everlasting peace in Heaven.

May 1, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

April 27, 2013

Sometimes the internet is a wonderful thing- thanks so much for sharing the pictures! Though of course they made me cry. I have very fond memories of Uncle Dimitri and all you guys. I'm very sad for your loss. Hugs and love your way, CJ (Chrisy)

Tamara Rachko

April 26, 2013

My heart goes out to you for your loss. I remember his laughter and loving so much! My deepest sympathy and love during this difficult time.

Grego Rachko and David Peacey

April 26, 2013

May you find comfort for your hearts and joy in the memories of Uncle Dimitri.

Joe and Annie Zerwas

April 26, 2013

Butch and family so sorry for your lose. Hold all the memories in your heart. If you need anything just call you have my number.

April 25, 2013

Our sincerest sympathy on the loss of Uncle Dimitri. Love, John, Marcy, Ryan and Adam Rachko

Sandy, Rick, Marianne, and Steven Wood

April 25, 2013

Aunt Taissa, Carmen, Walter, Butch, Charla, and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He was a wonderful uncle and was great to be with at our family reunions. We are sure he is now warmly greeting his parents, brothers and sister in heaven. May God bless you all during this incredibly difficult time.

Michele Mondoux

April 25, 2013

You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. He was such an amazing man. Wishing you peace in your hearts. Love you all.

Robert Bench

April 25, 2013

I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.