Obituary – Larry Raan

Larry Raan

60, of Troy

Larry G. Raan, 60, died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at this home in Troy. He was born on Sept. 23, 1956, at Bonners Ferry, Idaho, to Martin and Rita Raan.

Larry spent most of his life in Troy and Libby other than brief stints in eastern Montana, Colorado and Alaska.  He worked as a logger, miner and a mill worker for many years, but stopped to care for his parents as their health failed.  They were able to stay home until their passing because of Larry.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers-in-law Roy McMillan, Frank Shockly and Richard Allenberg.

Survivors include his siblings Barbara McMillan, Troy; Mary Shockly, Spokane, Wash.; Randy Raan, Rose Lockman, both of Troy; James Raan, Kalispell; Dean Raan, Masa, Ariz.; Don Raan, Petaluma, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.

Private family services are being held.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home & Crematory in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at