Yenor, Raymond

Posted in Obituaries

Raymond Otis Yenor, 79, of Morenci, Mich., died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at home.

He was born Dec. 4, 1929, in Adrian, Mich., the son of Percy and Leo (Barnes) Yenor.  On Dec. 4, 1954, in Angola, Ind., he married Betty Bump and she survives.

Raymond loved and was loved by his grandchildren. He was a lifelong Morenci resident where he served as the City Supervisor for 25 years, retiring in 1992. He served in the U.S. Navy from January 1947 through November 1952.  He was a member of the Morenci American Legion Post #368, a member of the 40 & 8 in Adrian, a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge, a Plank Owner of the USS Coral Sea and a life member of the USS Coral Sea CVA-43 Association.

Besides his wife, Raymond is survived by a son, Dennis (and Karen) Yenor of Morenci; three grandchildren, Whitney, Kyle and Wyatt; a great-grandson, Caiden; two brothers, Howard (and Mary) Yenor of Posey Lake and Jack Yenor of Morenci; and best friend, Dainey Morton of Jackson.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Ora Smith; and a brother, Edward Yenor.

A funeral service is planned at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Michael Knight officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.  Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee or to the Morenci Area EMS.

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