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1025 West 55th Street
Countryside, IL 60525
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Raymond Richard Stanis

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Raymond Richard Stanis Obituary
Raymond Richard Stanis, age 82, son of the late Louis Stanis and the late Sophie (nee Nowakowska). For 56 years, the beloved husband of Jeanne (nee Ryan); loving father of Tom (Aysen), Bob (Suzie), John (Melissa), Andy (Teresa) and the late Mark Stanis. Proud Grandfather of Stephen, Hakan, Talia and the late Timur Stanis, Rayven Mayllen, Lizzie Stanis, Erica Nakanishi-Stanis, Ken Nakanishi, Spencer and Saphira Stanis, Kelly and Erin Stanis, Jessica (Craig) Reitsma, Erik and Sara Beatty; baby brother of Helen (late Carl) Mayfield. Ray was a graduate of Steinmetz High School and Loyola University (Chicago), 50 year resident of Western Springs, retired executive of Urban Retail Properties, proudly served four years in the U.S. Navy. He served on the Western Springs Park Board for six years, as president for two years. As a Tuesday docent at the Brookfield Zoo for 12 years, Ray enjoyed touring with visiting school groups the most. Visitation Thursday, 3 to 9 pm, at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Family and friends are asked to meet Friday for a 9:45 am Funeral Mass at St. John of the Cross Church, 5005 Wolf Rd. Western Springs, for. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials in Ray's honor may be given to the Brookfield Zoo. Funeral Home phone 708-352-6500.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 10, 2013
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