Raymond ‘Ray’ Amundson
February 16, 1951 - April 08, 2022
Raymond “Ray” Amundson,, 71, formerly of Whitehall and Taylor, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022 in the Lakeview Health Center in West Salem.
Raymond married Karen Dobson and together they had four sons.
Raymond enjoyed being outdoors, going for walks and listening to music. Ray enjoyed fishing anywhere with his sons, and they made many special memories salmon fishing on Lake Michigan and in the Racine area. Raymond loved telling stories and often told stories about working at Racine Railroad and Clipper’s IGA. He loved family get togethers and grill outs.
Raymond is survived by his sons, Jerry (fiancee`, Jill Knapp) of Buffalo City, John of Taylor and Chuck (Rachel) of Arcadia; a daughter-in-law, Jennifer of Taylor; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren,as well as his siblings, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Raymond was preceded in death by his wife, Karen in 2009, and his son, Larry, in 2020.
No funeral services are planned at this time.
As Ray would have loved, a family fishing and grill out day is being planned in his memory for the summer.
Ray’s family wishes to thank the Lakeview Health Center for the care and compassion shown to Raymond during the two and a half years he called Lakeview his home.
The Jack Funeral Home Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.
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