Genevieve V. “Jay” Raymond
Genevieve V. “Jay” Raymond, age 84 of Watertown, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005 with her family by her side.
She was born May 4, 1921 to Jens Jorgenson and Korona Victoria (Alstadt) Jensen in Northome.
Jay is survived by her husband of 59 years, Leslie; children: Tom and Jillynne Raymond, James and Mary Raymond, Susanne and Joe Gallus, Richard and Cindy Raymond, Luann Raymond and John Karjalahti, and Joseph and Pam Raymond; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister Margaret and Leo Deterding.
Jay loved people, especially children. She was a teacher all of her life.
Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Mound.
A gathering of family and friends took place from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the funeral service.
Arrangements were by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.