|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1938|
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 2008|
Passed away peacefully at Arbor Hospice Residence in Ann Arbor, Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, following a valiant, three-year battle with cancer, at the age of 70.
Marsh was born Aug. 12, 1938 in Caro, the son of the late Milford R. and Ethel (Schmidt) Raymond. He graduated from Caro High School with the class of 1956 and served with the U.S. Army for two years. Following his service, Marsh returned to Caro and was involved in car sales and real estate, before forming the Tuckey-Raymond Insurance Agency in the early 1980's, and later joined with the Emil Rummel Insurance Agency in Caro in 1997.
He was a lifelong and faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Caro. Marsh was also a member of the Caro Transit Authority, the Equalization Board of Almer Township and was a charter member of the Caro Baseball Federation, serving as a coach and umpire for many years. He enjoyed a variety of activities and hobbies that included golf, hunting, skeet shooting, fishing, boating and playing bridge with his friends.
Marsh was united in marriage with the former Mary Lu Schornak on June 26, 1965 in Caro. She preceded him in death on Aug. 28, 2002.
Surviving are their daughter and her husband, Susan and Tim Holmes of Valparaiso, IN; four grandchildren, Lyndsey, Jeffrey, Sydney and Zachary Holmes; two brothers, Wayne "Lefty" and Karen Raymond of Caseville and Carl Raymond and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving is his loving girlfriend of these last four and a half years, Linda Lawrence of Caro.
In addition to his parents and wife, Marsh was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey M. Raymond in 1993 and brother, Terrence Raymond in 1986.
Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Caro.
The family will receive friends at Ransford Funeral Home in Caro on Monday from 2-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. A Bible Vigil service will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at Ransford Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Marshall, Mary Lu and Jeffrey Raymond Scholarship Fund with the Tuscola County Community Foundation, or to the Arbor Hospice Residence in Ann Arbor.
The family was assisted with these arrangements by Ransford Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at www.ransfordfuneralhome.com.
(Tuscola County Advertiser Online, October 2008.)
Milford Raymond (1905 - 1991)
Ethel Maria Schmitt Raymond (____ - 1963)
Mary Lurana Schornak Raymond (1943 - 2002)
Jeffrey M. Raymond (1970 - 1993)*
MAR. 19, 1943
AUG. 28, 2002
AUG. 28, 1938
OCT. 3, 2008
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Created by: Joann Geybels
Record added: Apr 27, 2012
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