Raymond F. Germain,
age 79 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his
Raymond was born on
November 24, 1934 in Chicago, Ill., to Fred and Dorothy Modine-Germain,
both of whom
preceded him in death.
He is survived by
his children: Cameron (Carol) Germain, of Michigan City, Scott (Debra)
Germain of LaCrosse, Craig Germain of North Liberty, IN, Shannon (Michael)
Centola of Atlanta GA and Derek (Tina) Germain of Valparaiso. Also surviving
are his ten grandchildren: Craig, Heather, Alan, Ashley, Kymberly, Camille,
Michael and Olivia, as well as five great-grandchildren, and siblings:
Rosemary, Fred, Mert, Dorothy, Sandy and Sheri. He is preceded in death by
his parents, wife, Nancy Germain on December 1, 2008, his daughter, Raydel
Ann and brothers Ronald and Hoyt.
Raymond was a
member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Moose Lodge 980 Michigan City and was
an avid bowler and golfer. He was employed at US Steel for 29 years and was
an owner of Buttons and Bows in Chesterton with his wife Nancy. He proudly
served his country in the United States Army.
will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., at St. Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 N Calumet Ave., Chesterton, with
Schweitzer officiating. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Cemetery in Michigan
The family will
receive friends on Sunday, August 3, from 2 until 6 p.m. at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.
may be given to Wounded Warrior Project, 230 W Monroe St., Suite 200,
Chicago, IL, 60606; LimbsforLife.org
and St. Anthony
Franciscan Hospice of Michigan City, 301 W Homer St., Michigan City, IN,
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