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Peter L. Rafko

January 20, 1951 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 70)



Peter L. Rafko

January 20, 1951 – August 25, 2021


Peter Lynn Rafko, age 70 of Monroe, passed away from complications of Covid-19 on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the ProMedica Regional Hospital of Monroe.


Born January 20, 1951 in Monroe. He was one of three children of Peter and Suzanne (Haffner) Rafko. He was a 1969 graduate of Monroe Catholic Central High School. He further continued his education at Eastern Michigan University.


Peter made his living working at Detroit Stoker Company of Monroe. He was apart of their shipping and packaging department for over 25 years before having to medically retire.


Peter was very well known in town by many.  He was an active member of The Monroe Art League and enjoyed drawing and painting in his free time.  He also enjoyed playing and taking guitar lessons.  Peter will be deeply missed and cherished in the hearts of all that knew him and his loved ones.


Beloved son of Suzanne Rafko. Loving brother of Marilyn (Chris) Northmore of Jupiter, Florida and Julie (Robbart) Koutstaal of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dear uncle of Casey Koutstaal. Peter was preceded in death by his father: Peter Rafko.


The Rafko family has requested that everyone do their part and get vaccinated. In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to make any memorial donations is suggested to Gabby's Ladder Grief Center of Monroe.


In accordance with the families wishes, a private entombment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to


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