Rita Ann Raymond, aged 75, passed away June 28, 2021, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. She was a resident of Mahomet, Illinois and formerly of Kankakee County, Illinois. Her Family-led Celebration of Life service will be held on July 17, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., 705 W Hickory Street, Mahomet, IL 61853. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the family with arrangements
Rita was born in July of 1946, in Champaign County, Illinois, daughter of Leland Stanford Martin and Katherine Mary Martin. She was formerly married to Charles Vernon Raymond who predeceased her.
Before her retirement, Rita was a delivery driver for DSL and an employee of Walmart. She was an avid bowler who participated in local, state, and national bowling leagues. Rita also enjoyed playing cards, dice games, and bingo with her family and friends. Most of all, she took great joy in spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her three children: Linda Raymond (Darren Rose) of Mahomet, Illinois; Vernon Raymond (JoAnne) and Richard Raymond (Jessica) both of St. Anne, Illinois; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers Lyle Martin (Brenda) and Larry Martin (Tammy); two sisters Janet Martin Campbell and Dottii Martin Carlson (Delmar) both of Urbana; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Rita was predeceased in death by brothers Curt Martin, Bernie Martin, and sister Carol Martin.
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