2018-09-13 / Obituaries

Raymond Wilkes

MANISTIQUE – Raymond Wilkes, 79, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.

He was born April 20, 1939, in Shingleton, Mich., the son of Eugene and Mary (Pratt) Wilkes and attended schools in Wetmore and Munising.

Raymond enjoyed playing bingo, and fishing.

He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always delighted to have a good laugh. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his two daughters, Tammy and Kim and his loving partner, Joyce Fleming.

He is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Kirk) Vincent of Manistique and Kim Smith of Manistique; several grandchildren; and his loving partner and companion, Joyce Fleming of Manistique.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Frances Syers and Helen Wilkes; brothers, Charles Wilkes, Kendall Wilkes and Gordon Wilkes; and his ex-wife, Joyce Jensen.

Per Raymond’s wishes, there will be no services.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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