Steve Raitko

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Steve Raitko
Steve Koscelnjak
Born 1891
Died 1914 (aged 22–23)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Galician
Occupation Timber Packer

Early Life


1891 Austria
From Kazadev, Babicy, Galicia, Poland



Occupation in 1914

Timber Packer

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Steve is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule B

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Rayko, Reitko, Raitko, Koscelujals (what was the source of this name? PAA)

Interesting Facts

There was a Rayko family living in Passburg about that time. Any relation?
Also an Anna Rayko, Paul Rayko, Mary Rayko in Bellevue. Same family?
Steve's name was not on the Claimants and Creditors List.

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