COVINGTON, MI. - Helen "Susie" Rajala, 64, of Covington, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at her home. She was born in L'Anse, MI on February 25, 1948 the daughter of the late Toivo and Lempi (Niemala) Kanniaijnen. Susie attended L'Anse Area Schools. She married Peter Rajala at Trinity Lutheran Church, Covington in 1964. Susie had been employed for several years at Celotex Corp. and also worked at the Hutala Sawmill. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Susie enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.