Praay Sr., Richard, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011 at the age of 88 years. The son of the late Leona Praay was born on June 13, 1923 in Saginaw, MI. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, stationed in the Philippines. He worked for the City of Saginaw for 30 years. He married Betty Lou Belill on December 11, 1943; she predeceased him on February 8, 2001. Richard enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and fixing things for everyone. He could build anything. Surviving is a son, Richard (Ellen) Praay Jr. and four grandchildren; Randall, Rachel, Cassie and Basilio; three great-grandchildren; Jeremiah, Basilio Jr. and Leah. He was predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters. In accordance with Richard's wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Arrangements by W. L. Case and Company.