Raymond Umlor
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Arsulowicz Brothers Mortuaries
3525 Remembrance Rd NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Mr. Raymond J. Umlor, age 80, passed away December 8, 2012. Surviving are his wife of 56 years Norma (nee Alberts); his children, Joyce (Craig) VanHoutum, Karen (Norman) VanDyke, Nancy (Fred) VanDyke, Lois (Rick) Schoenborn, Steve (Mariann) Umlor, Leanne (Rob) Armock, Denise (Chris) Grzybowski, Diane (Les) Grimm; twenty-five grandchildren, five great grandchildren. Ray has trimmed his last tree. He will look forward to seeing most of his hunting partners in heaven. He was an avid fisherman and hunter - loved his time at the cottage with his family. His life goal was to keep his daughters quiet but will continue to try to do this from heaven with God's help. Ray was a lifelong fruit grower on the "Ridge". He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4404 and a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph Church, Wright where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday 10:30 am, where he will repose one hour prior to the Mass. His family will receive visitors Monday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance NW where the Rosary will be prayed Monday at 6:00 pm. Interment St. Joseph Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Faith Hospice.


Published by Grand Rapids Press on Dec. 9, 2012.
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With our sincere sympathy, hugs and prayers with you all. Kim & Cathy Evanzo Creekside Garden Center
Kim & Cathy Evanzo
December 13, 2012
We are praying for you to get through this time with peace that comes from the knowledge that God loves you and will take care of you. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Rodney & Debbie Popma
December 10, 2012
Dear Steve & Mariann and family,
We will always remember Ray's smile -- especially when he talked about his family! What a wonderful man, he will truly be missed! We will keep your whole family in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Ken & Sheryl, Kurt, Rachel and Hannah
Sheryl Vierheilig
December 10, 2012
Diane, I am so very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. May God bless and be with you and your entire family while he accepts your Dad into his heavenly home. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire Umlor family.
Jim Brown
December 10, 2012
Ray was an awesome man and will always be remembered. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Bob Momber & Family
Bob Momber
December 10, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Bob and Heather Brown
December 10, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He will be missed. Jim & Vivian
December 10, 2012
Prayers and deepest sympathy to you Norma,and all the family. Ray was a wonderful,generous,caring man.You almost always saw him with a smile. I am blessed for knowing him!
DJ Tavares-Proctor
December 10, 2012
Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Comfort and love to all.
Dave & Gail Shustha
December 10, 2012
Leanne and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, may happy memories bring smiles to your faces and peace to your hearts until you see your dad again. Love Meredythe, Dan and Katlynne
December 10, 2012
Thoughts and Prayers sent to all the Umlor Family
Glenn and Rita Schoenborn family
December 10, 2012
norma and family
ray was the best neighbor anyone could have.you are in our thoughts and prayers.
pat and bob schoenborn
bob and pat schoenborn
December 10, 2012
Our prayers and thoughts go out to you Norma and all of the family. I think of him and smile...what a beautiful life lived! Love to all of you, Adam, Linda and Alexa Hehl
Linda Hehl
December 10, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jacki DeYoung
December 9, 2012
To the Umlor Klan - we are so sorry for your great loss, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a great man with such a great family.
Mike, Maureen, Ryan and Scott Armock
December 9, 2012
May the love of family and friends hold each of you in this time of loss.
Patricia Quinlan
December 9, 2012
Our sympathy to your entire family. Ray was a man with a big smile and an even bigger heart. May all of you find comfort in your wonderful memories.
Betsy Schoenborn and
Dan & Dorothy Nelson
Dorothy Nelson
December 9, 2012
Ray had Dad's smile and demeanor. Norma, and family you will miss him, but he know is smiling down on you all. Lee & Brenda
December 9, 2012
Our sympathy to you Norma and all your family. We have shared many good times and now we share in your sorrow. Love and prayers. Leo and pat
Leo and Pat Rasch
December 9, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Hugs to all Randy & Terrie Graftema
Terrie Graftema
December 9, 2012
Our prayers are with your family during this sad time. This is such a loss to everyone who knew him. May God Bless.
Dave & Joanne Umlor
December 9, 2012
Thinking of all of you and offering our comfort and prayers.

Sue and Robert Panetta and Family
Suzanne Panetta
December 9, 2012
You have our sympathy on Rays death,our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carl and Dolora Burns
December 9, 2012
Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.
Dennis & Karen Clelland
December 9, 2012
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Ryan & Joy Umlor
December 9, 2012
I will always remember the kindness and generosity of ray.
and for shutting the lights out on me while I working in one of the C.A rooms . R.I.P. old friend.
Todd Wilson
December 9, 2012
Joyce, so sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Steve and Kathy Kozak
December 9, 2012
Ray was a very good friend of my Father's
like all the Umlor family, very well respected
Dale Lothschultz
December 9, 2012
Our prayers are with your family in this time of great sorrow. May the Lord Bless you and comfort you. Uncle Ray will be greatly missed. He was such a great neighbor and friend.
Al and Helen Dietrich and family
December 9, 2012
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