Raymond J. Awe Griffith, IN Raymond J. Awe, age 85, of Griffith, IN, passed away Monday, June 20, 2005. Born April 14, 1920, Raymond was a veteran of WWII, having served in the 145th A.A.A. Battalion of the U.S. Army in the South Pacific. He retired as a LT. in the Personnel Dept. from the Hammond Police Dept. in 1974 and was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Highland, IN. Mr. Awe is survived by his wife of 62 years, Stella; two daughters; one son; five grandchildren and one niece. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. from Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9009 Kennedy Avenue, Highland, IN, with Pastor Art Burkman officiating. Mr. Awe was devoted to his Lutheran Church and was a servant of God who now holds him. LaHayne Funeral Home, 6955 Southeastern Avenue, Hammond, IN is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook at www.nwitimes.com/obituaries.