Raymond W Slumpff

March 7th, 1919 to July 1st, 2016
Obituary

Raymond W. Slumpff, 97, of Fort Gratiot, passed away on July 1, 2016.

He was born on March 7, 1919 in Ecorse to the late Walter and Sophie (Teves) Slumpff. He married Dorothea Chance on February 21, 1943. She preceded him in death in 2008 after 65 years of marriage.

Raymond was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and was a United States Postal Supervisor until his retirement in 1980. He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church, was a 32nd degree Mason, Past Master of Port Huron Lodge #58 F.& A.M., a member of Blue Water Shriners, and past Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #170.

He enjoyed traveling to all 50 states and spending many winters in Lakeland, FL. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and collegiate football. His generous and caring personality touched all who knew him.

He is survived by his son, Richard (Kathleen) Slumpff of Clyde; three daughters, Barbara (Robert) Newhouse of Manhattan KS, Sally (James) Basnaw of Kimball Township, and Wendy (Scott) Crawford of Port Huron Township; nine grandchildren, Michael (Teri) Newhouse of Kansas City, MO, Lisa (Greg) Hannan of Port Orchard, WA, Matthew (Katie) Newhouse of Anchorage, AK, James (Amber) Basnaw, Jr. of Kimball, MI, Trevor Basnaw of Kimball, MI, Kellie (Marc) Seacat of Marysville, MI, John Slumpff, Alexander and Evan Crawford all of Port Huron Twp.; 12 great grandchildren, Stone Newhouse, Leah and Laci Hannan, Brynley, Emma and Adalyn Newhouse, Makayla Wendell, Ashley and Jordan Basnaw and Kyle, Kaelyn and Jayden Seacat. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann in 1958; and seven siblings, Herman Slumpff, Allen Perry, Martha Freeman Normandin, John Slumpff, Walter Slumpff, Donald Perry and Norman Slumpff.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. A Masonic service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in First United Methodist Church with visitation from 10:30 until the time of service. The Reverend Robert Kreger will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

The family wishes to thank Barss Residential staff for the loving care given to Ray for the past three years.

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