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Raymond F. Krusell, age 81, of Grand Rapids, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The son of Alphonse & Genevieve (Markoski) Krusell, he was born on June 9, 1935 and was a proud graduate of Catholic Central High School, Class of 1953.

After serving in the U.S. Army, he worked as a patrolman with the Grand Rapids Police Department. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife, Therese A. (Markowski) Krusell; two sons, Patrick & Leah Krusell, and Ryan Krusell; four grandchildren, Isabella Krusell, Alexa Krusell, Sophia Groeneweg, and Parker Krusell; and a sister, Charlotte McGrath.

Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. To send a message of sympathy to the family or to sign Raymond’s online guest book, please visit:


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  1. D'Lisa Groeneweg on January 24, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.

  2. Christine Kosters on January 26, 2017 at 4:31 am

    Steve and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and the family.

  3. Ann Reynolds Schoen on January 29, 2017 at 7:47 am

    Therese – I was saddened to read of Ray’s passing. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Take care friend.

  4. Ellen Oziemkiewicz on January 30, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    Therese, I am so sorry to read of Ray’s passing. I always admired how you two complimented each other with your great wit! My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. May God wrap HIS arms around all of you & always keep you in HIS care.

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