Steven Edward Raska
On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the age of 71, our beloved Dad and Grandpa Steven Edward Raska left this world to be with God. He was born on November 27, 1946 in Rockville Centre, New York to Dagmar Raska (nee. Kremer) and John Raska. Steve served in the Army from September 14, 1970 to September 13, 1976 and then worked as a chemical engineer for Drew Chemical and later Stoller Enterprises. He married Janet Marie Milli on September 28, 1974 in Massapequa, New York. Together, they had two daughters and were married for 27 years until Janet's passing in August 2001.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and his step-son, Lance Russell. He is survived by his daughters Amy Messina and Karen Mouton, their husbands and children, his brother Peter Raska of Long Island, his partner Beryl, and her children who he considered his own, Helen Hainline and Norman Russell. Additionally, he was expecting his first great grandchild in January.
Visitation will be held on 3100 I 45 N, Texas City. Please join the family immediately after the service for refreshments and stores about Steve. A private internment will be held at a later date. The family asks that in lieu of flowers please make a donation to a charity of your choice.starting at and services will be held at at Carnes Funeral Home, located at