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Wilma C. Raymond

April 21, 1919 ~ September 2, 2015 (age 96)

   Wilma C. Raymond, 96, of Quincy, formerly of Keokuk, Iowa, died at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday (September 2, 2015) in the Good Samaritan Home.

   Born April 21, 1919, in Burnside, Illinois, Wilma was the daughter of Frank and Marguerite Markey Lowe.  She married Harold L. Raymond on April 17, 1938, in Carthage, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on August 13, 1991.

   A 1936 graduate of Dallas City High School, Wilma was a member of St. Anthony Church, the Ladies of St. Anthony, TOPPS/KOPPS and was a lifetime member of the Mississippi Valley Historical Auto Club and the Southeast Iowa Antique Auto Club.  She enjoyed swimming at the Quincy YMCA, flower gardening, line dancing and visiting with friends.  Wilma was a wonderful wife and mother and especially loved the time she spent with her family.

   Survivors include two sons, Ronald Raymond (Karen) of Orange Park, FL and Kenneth Raymond of Quincy; three daughters, Marilyn Griggs of Colona, IL, Rosalie Clift (Don) of Kahoka, MO and Phyllis Hodges (Larry) of Quincy; one daughter-in-law, Linda Raymond of Ocala, FL; 20 grandchildren, Harold Raymond III of Omaha, NE, Frank Raymond and James Raymond (Rosie) both of Ocala, FL, June Hamilton of Plant City, FL, David Griggs (Robyn) of Taylor Ridge, IL, Karen Wisely (fiancee John) of Port Byron, IL, Nancy Manary of Moline, IL, Gary Griggs (Dawn) of Cave Springs, AR, Sherry Koonce of St. Genevieve, MO, Kathy Randolph (Kipp) of Donnellson, IA, Debra Malone (Kirt) of Palmyra, MO, Cindy Kumm (Jacob) of Camdenton, MO, Tony Raymond (Deborah) of O'Fallon, MO, Andrew Raymond (Wendi) of Windermere, FL, Ann Raymond Waters (Larry) of Fleming Island, FL, Brenda Raymond Walbring (Rod) of Quincy, IL, Bryan Hodges of Jefferson City, MO, Clint Hodges of Quincy, IL, Greg Hodges of Lombard, IL and Tina Fuller of San Antonio, TX; 34 great grandchildren, Kaylynne Williams, Nathan Hamilton, Dale Hamilton, Josh Griggs, Nathaniel Griggs, Aaron Griggs (Sara), Kristina Swanson, Rachel Griggs, Erin Bubenyak, Ryan Bubenyak, Ryan Andersen, Elizabeth Chipman (Tony), Sarah Manary, Zach Manary, Courtney Griggs, Madison Griggs, Andrew Griggs, Kevin Randolph (Ashley), Kyle Randolph, Brock Malone, Kaden Malone, Joseph Raymond, Dana Raymond, Stephanie Shannon, Kevin Shannon, Christopher Raymond, Allison Raymond, Katherine King, Thomas Waters, Kendra Walbring, Gavin Walbring, Kaden Rackers Hodges, Justin Fuller and Jared Fuller; 10 great great grandchildren, Gavin, Keagen, Kallie, Alaura, Harrison, Evie, Jarrett, Kellen, Vayda and Kenley; one brother-in-law, Wesley Rostenbach of Davenport, IA; and many loving nieces and nephews and other relatives.

   Mrs. Raymond was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; a son, Harold Jr; a grandson, Danny Griggs; a son-in-law, Dave Griggs; twin grandchildren John and Kayla Hobbs; two brothers, Virgil Lowe and Franklin Lowe (Betty); two sisters, Marguerite Lowe in infancy and Audrey Heberer (Roy);  a grandson-in-law, Douglas Manary; two brothers-in-law, Lee Raymond (Geraldine) and Edgar Raymond (Lucille); and two sisters-in-law, Vivian Foster (LeRoy) and Arlene Rostenbach.

   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday afternoon at 12:00 in St. Anthony Church with Rev. Tom Hagstrom officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and Saturday morning from 11:00 to 12:00 at St. Anthony Church.

   Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Home Southern Court or St. Anthony Church.

   The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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