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Raymond, Frank W.

Frank W. Raymond was born Sept. 3, 1924, in San Francisco to Paul C. Raymond and M. Loretta Raymond. He died May 6 in Carmichael, Calif.

Frank served with Charlie Company, First Battalion, 27th Infantry “Wolfhounds” Regiment, 25th Infantry “Tropical Lightning” Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After the war, Frank attended Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind., attaining a degree in civil engineering. Frank returned to California in 1950 to work for the California Department on Highways later called Caltrans. Frank worked for Caltrans for 41 years, mostly in the Bay Area, finishing in Sacramento in the Geometronics Branch Survey Section (photogrammetry).

Frank was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter Kelly. Frank is survived by his wife, JoAnn, and his 11 children, Frank II (Lonnie), Michael (Judy), James Mark (Carrie), Timothy (Jessalee), Kathleen (Barry), Christopher, Suzanne (Neal), Mary, Thomas (Angel), Colette (Ken) and Sam ( Katie): his only brother Paul C. Raymond Jr.; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Chapel Service, Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. at Truckee-Tahoe Mortuary 587-4342.