CRYSTAL LAKE – Raymond W. Finney, 78, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Sunrise in Crystal Lake.|
He was born March 12, 1934, in Chicago, to Lawrence and Grace (nee Moehle) Finney. On Dec. 29, 1981, he married Charlene Adele Ashmus at St. Mary's Church of McHenry.
Raymond was a McHenry resident for more than 30 years. He was a member of The Church of Holy Apostles. Before retirement, he worked in the business office as a business administrator for Boeing Aircraft and NASA.
He was the loving father of Dawn (Scott) Grant of Round Lake, Vickie (Harold) Boelter of McHenry, Denise (Tony) Strombach of McHenry, Tony (Billie Jo) Nowak of McHenry and Sarah Hernandez of Bartlett; a doting grandfather of John Grant, Jennifer and Amanda Boelter, Joseph Grant, Katelyn Strombach, Jimmy, Alexander and Danielle Nowak and Colin and Riley Hernandez; and the caring brother of Joan (the late Virgil) Parker.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlene Finney, on Jan. 16, 2008.
Friends may gather to visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. The visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at The Church of Holy Apostles until the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in The Church of Holy Apostles Cemetery in McHenry.
For anyone wishing to send an expression of condolence, his family suggests that memorials be designated to the McHenry Township Fire Protection District, 3610 Elm St., McHenry, IL 60050.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Mar. 10, 2013