Raymond A. Kane|
Born: May 27, 1917; in Chicago
Died: May 27, 2014; in Elk Grove
Raymond "Ray" A. Kane, age 97, a resident of Friendship Village for 5 years, longtime resident of Barrington Hills, born May 27, 1917 and raised in Chicago to the late Martin and the late Nellie (nee Butler) passed away peacefully May 27, 2014, in Elk Grove. Ray was a 1939 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, earning a degree in civil engineering. He enjoyed a long career as a sales engineer for Indiana General Corp. He was proud to have served as an engineer in the US Army stationed in Italy during WWII. Ray was a devotee and season ticket holder of the Lyric Opera and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Ray was the adoring husband of 12 years to the late Dottie (nee Beiker); loving father of the late Joey; he was preceded in death by his seven brothers and sisters he was the kind brother-in-law and the dear "Uncle Ray" to many nieces and nephews. A warm friend to all, he will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 31 beginning with a lying in state visitation at 9:00 am until time of funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 729 Grand Canyon St., Hoffman Estates. Family and friends will then gather again for visitation Monday, June 2 from 9:00 - 11:00 am at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso, IN proceeding to interment at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Valparaiso.
Pursuant to the wishes of Ray's family, please omit flowers. Memorials may be made in Ray's name to the
Arrangements entrusted to Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Schaumburg. For information please call 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtualguestbook please visit http://www.michaelsfunerals.com
Published in the Northwest Herald from May 29 to May 30, 2014