Raymond F. Galman
Raymond F. Galman, 91, of Benld, IL, died at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 3:15 am. He was born August 13, 1922, in Benld, IL to Frank Galman & Mary L.(Herman) Galman. Raymond was a graduate of the Chicago Institute of Art. He was a retired riveting machine operator. He served in the Air Force and received two Bronze Stars for Iwo Jima in Western Pacific for two years. Raymond was a fan of the Chicago White Sox. He was an avid reader who enjoyed horse racing, gardening, cooking, painting, and playing pool . He is survived by his cousin, Marian Sanford of Shippensburg, PA, many second cousins, many friends including, Diane and Ben Nurdin, Nancy Corbett, Bob Badstebner, and Doug Goings. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 10 am at St Joseph's Church in Benld, IL with Monsignor Larry Auda officiating. Inurnment will be at Benld Cemetery, Benld, IL. Memorials are suggested to Benld Cemetery, Adopt A Pet, Benld Fire Department or Donor's Choice. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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