Raymond Carl Soderstrom, 94, a long time resident of Mt. Prospect, passed away peacefully in Schaumburg Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born June 27, 1926 in Chicago to the late Elin (nee Bolinder) and Harry Soderstrom. He was a charter member of the Northwest Covenant Church of Mt. Prospect.
Raymond was the husband of the late Laurine Joan (nee Clark); father of Alan (Jamie) Soderstrom, Jo Anne (John) Lightfoot and Brian (Linda) Soderstrom; grandfather of Laura (Jack) Galuchie, Jennifer (Dennis) Johnsen, James and Jeffrey (Simona) Lightfoot, Michael Soderstrom, Valerie (Brandon) Smith; great-grandfather of Madeline and Jack Galuchie, Lily and Liam Johnsen and Eleanor Lightfoot; brother of the late Vernon (Doris) Soderstrom. His entire life was lived in dedication to his family, church and faith. A celebration of Raymond's life will be planned once it is safer to gather. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Northwest Covenant Church. Information (847)253-0224
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 20, 2021.