Margaret (Peggy) Jean Raisanen

Margaret (Peggy) Jean Raisanen passed away in her home in Plano, Texas, on December 1, 2017.

Peggy was born in Calumet, on May 3, 1930, to John and Martina (Pasquinelli) Sullivan.

She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1947, and Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1951 with a B.S. in Chemistry.

Peggy and Jack were married in 1954, recently celebrating their 63rd anniversary. They have three children, Jack M., Marty J. (Dama) of Plano, Texas, Christine A. of Okemos; and five grandchildren, Eric Dama, Caitlin Dama, Laura Dama, Maggie Gajda and Kate Gajda.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Prince of Peace Catholic Community in Plano on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 11 a.m. Reception in St. James Hall immediately following. Interment of Ashes will be held in Calumet, this Spring. Date and time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Peggy’s name to the UTSW Simmons Cancer Center. Website at simmons/about/make-a-gift.html.