In Memory

Jeff Raymond

Son of Marshall and Mary Lu Raymond died Friday evening September 10, 1993 at Holy Cross Park View Hospital in Plymouth, Indiana, the result of injuries received earlier in an auto accident near Plymouth. Age 23 years. He was born August 6, 1970 in Saginaw but was a lifelong Caro resident. He was a member of Sacred Hearth Catholic Church and a graduate of the Caro High School Class of 1989. While in high school, he was active in Student Government, the National Honors Society and as an athlete, including football, basketball and for four years, All Conference honors in baseball and golf. He then went to Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN where he played varsity baseball for the last four years as a second baseman, and was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity, graduating this spring as a Civil Engineer. This summer he had been employed by the Moellering Construction Co. of Fort Wayne, IN on various construction job sites.

Surviving besides his parents are his sister and her husband, Susan & Tim Holmes of Valparaiso, IN and one niece, Lyndsey Holmes also of Valparaiso; his maternal grandmother, Mary E. Schornak of Monroe, MI; two uncles and three aunts and their spouses; Wayne & Karen Raymond of Caro; Celeste & Raymond Kurtansky of Monroe; Joseph Schornak of Livonia; Ann & Eli Frankel of Northville and Betsy & Tom Romain of Adrian. Also many cousins survive. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents; Milford & Ethel Raymond and his maternal grandfather, Theodore Schornak and by an uncle, Terrence Raymond.

A Mass of Christian burial was held at 11am Tuesday, September 14, 1993 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Caro, with the Rev. Fr. Michael J. Bell officiating. Burial followed in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Prayer services were held at the Huston & Ransford Funeral Home on Monday evening at 7:30pm. For those considering memorial contributioins, the family suggests the Jeffrey M. Raymond Scholarship Fund or for Catholic masses. Funeral arrangements by the Huston & Ransford Funeral Home of Caro.