Carolyn A. Raymond, age 80 of McBride, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018 surrounded in love by her family.
Carolyn is survived by daughters, Jacque (Paul) Seidelman of McBride; Jill (Tim) Ardis of McBride; Jamie (Dean) Bissell of Lakeview; son, Joel (Jackie) Raymond of Stanton; grandchildren, Sarah Hansen of Stanton; Pam (Mitch) Jones of Ionia; Kristin Smith of McBride; Becky (Nick) Boucher of Lake Odessa; Melinda (Jeb) Baker of Ionia; Emily Robinson (Mike Steve) of McBride; Sam Ardis of Grand Rapids; Kristen Ardis of Ionia; Logan Bissell (Paige Wegner) of Mt. Pleasant; Lauren (Ed) Henry of Howard City; Justin Raymond (Breanna Collins) of Stanton; Jenna Raymond (Gage Gatehouse) of McBride; great grandchildren, Kaitlin Papendick (Robert Gilman); Landen Papendick; McKenzie Strouse; Erin Strouse; Ashlyn Jones; Keagan VanAlstine; Ella Boucher; Kade Boucher; Kora Boucher; Bryson Boucher; Sydney Speckin; Kayden Sisco; Alexander Steve; sister, Betty (John) Brake of Edmore; brothers, Louie Neitzel of Greenville; Jerry (Jo An) Neitzel of Avon Park, Florida; lifelong family friends, JR & Pete Jensen of McBride and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding Carolyn in death are her parents, Lewis & Bessie (Crawford) Neitzel and her husband, Sonny Raymond.
Carolyn loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandkids and great grandkids. She enjoyed her regular card games with her girlfriends, Bev Sawdy, Pete Jensen & Esther Hansen. She also had many Floridian friends in and near the Palmetto area, where she spent her winters. Carolyn loved tending to her flower garden and was a talented seamstress.
Carolyn’s family would like to invite everyone to attend a celebration of life dinner on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Stanton First Congregational Church (305 N. Camburn Street) where you are free to come and go as your schedule allows anytime between 1-4 PM.
For those wanting to make a memorial donation in Carolyn’s memory the family asks you direct those to donations to either the Stanton First Congregational Church or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Envelopes will be available at the church on Saturday.
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