Raymond Banta Raymond Banta, born February 11, 1941, in Snyder, Texas, passed peacefully July 4, 2014, in Santa Rosa, California. Ray is survived by his loving wife, Gail Banta; his children, Matthew (Cynthia) Banta, Laura (Bob) Hemken, Jeanine (Mark) Erquiaga, Kelly Vanderwesthuizen, and Melissa (Alan) Lawson; 12 grandchildren; nieces, Patricia Lindsay and Marcie Banta; nephew John (Lisa) Stapp; and other nieces and nephews. Ray worked at Lake Community Bank for many years and was a member of the Lakeport Elks Lodge. His love was his family, gardening and going to the casino and being with the Elks group. He was always well thought of by his many treasured friends and he truly will be missed by all. A Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Lakeport Elks Lodge, 3775 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport. For further information call Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary (FD1336) at 263-0357 or 994-5611 or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com. Please share your memories by signing the guest book at www. legacy.com.
Chapel Of The Lakes
1625 North High Street Lakeport, CA 95453
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from July 22 to July 28, 2014