A. Ilene Raycraft
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The power of the mind is an amazing thing. For the past two years A. Ilene Raycraft has been saying her goal was to live to ninety years old. Ilene, born June 26, 1924 turned ninety and passed away July 15, 2014. She was a beautiful feisty woman who told everyone what she thought. She loved chocolate, a daily cocktail, and ate cookies for breakfast!
Ilene was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years Ray, daughter, Susan, grandson Nicholas Earl, and daughter-in-law Mary Sue Raycraft. Ilene is survived by her children, Greg and Kimberly Raycraft, and Kelly (Al) Fifield, 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson.
A memorial service will be celebrated Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Delta Chapel with Deacon John McCarthy officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service. Contributions may be made to Eaton Community Palliative Care in memory of Ilene. Condolences may be made at www.palmerbush.com
Published in Lansing State Journal on July 17, 2014