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Raymond Charles Martin

Obituary for Raymond Charles Martin

May 15, 1940 - November 3, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 77

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Brother


Raymond Charles Martin, age 77, of McHenry, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 3, 2017. He was born May 15, 1940, to the late Charles and Laura (nee Schaefer) Martin. On September 12, 1959, he married the love of his life, Barbara Doering, at St. Patrick's Church.
Raymond enjoyed watching sports and westerns, coaching Little League, traveling, and playing Solitaire. He also enjoyed learning about the Civil War. More than anything though, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Barbara; dear children: Kim (Rich Jordahl) Martin, Colleen (Shawn) Summers, Deanne (John) Ferbrache, Butch (Jen) Martin, and Barbie (Randy) Klapperich; cherished grandchildren: Jessica, John, Laura, Nicole, Zack, and Sarah; and fond siblings: Ken (Bonnie) Martin and Mary Martin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheryl.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry. Memorial Mass will be at 11:00am on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 3500 W Washington, McHenry. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the McHenry County FISH, P.O. Box 282, McHenry, IL 60051 or the McHenry VFW, 3002 W Route 120 McHenry, IL 60050.

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McHenry, IL 60050
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