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1925 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
MOUNT PROSPECT - Raymond J. Horvat, 89, passed away May 31, 2014. He was born March 9, 1925 in Chicago the son of George and Elizabeth, nee Kubicek, Horvat. He served in the Navy from 1943-46. He and his brother then owned and operated Horvat Brothers Grocery Store in Chicago from 1946-1959. He later worked, owned and operated Blackstone Sales which was a retail sales business. He was the loving husband of Louise; dear father of Jeanne (Robert) Peters, Nancy Lynn Horvat, Cynthia Horvat, the late John Raymond Horvat and stepdaughter Tammy (Edward) Wilkosz; proud grandfather of Dorothy, Mary, Bryan, Keith, Paige, Scott, Alex and Nicole; great-grandfather of Ashton, Caiden and Hadley; fond brother of Betty Ann (William) Lorenz and the late George (Audrey). Visitation Tuesday, June 3 from 3-8 pm with a prayer service at 6 pm at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Rd., Mount Prospect. Funeral services and interment in Marietta, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Parkinson's Disease Foundation or Chattahoochee Baptist Church, 375 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30068 appreciated. For information, 847-394-2336 or www.matzfuneralhome.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on June 2, 2014
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