Raymond Francis Castellanos
Raymond Francis Castellanos
  • March 28, 1944 - August 26, 2017
  • Gurnee, Illinois

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Raymond Castellanos, 73, was received in heaven on Saturday, August 26th. He was born in Racine, WI and lived most of his life in Waukegan, IL.

He is survived by his wife Laurel "Lolly". His sons Charles "Chuck" (Stacey) and Ricky (Karlene). His daughters April (Glenn), Amber (Adam) and Autumn (Shilo). Twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother John, sisters Constance "Connie" and Patricia "Pat". His previous spouse Martha "Bea" Hogan. Several other cousins, nephews and nieces.

We know he was met in heaven by his mother Frances and father, Vincent "Benny". Three brothers Vincent Jr "Junie", Charles "Chuck" and Louis "Lou". Four sisters, Theresa, Gloria "Sis", Antoinette "Toni" and Virginia "Ginny". He was also met by his grandparents and many other beloved uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.

Ray was grateful for so many things in life but most of all he treasured family. He instilled in his children the importance of caring for each other just as his parents raised him. He valued friendship. Ray found so many ways to help friends, family and others he met in his life.

There will be a memorial service in his honor at Marsh Funeral Home in Gurnee, IL on Wednesday, August 30th at 3pm.