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Obituary for Raymond A. Greene

Raymond A. Greene, 78, of La Crosse, passed away September 8, 2022, at La Crescent Health Services, La Crescent, Minn.

He was born May 28, 1944, in Beloit, Wis., to Vilas and Adair (Bakken) Greene. He was a 1963 graduate of Iowa Grant High School. Raymond married Rita Ready on April 2, 1966 in La Crosse; although they later divorced, they remained very close friends. Raymond worked as a supervisor for Chrysler Motors in Belvidere, Ill., until his retirement in 2000. He enjoyed riding his Harley, antique cars, cross country Harley trips with his buddies, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandi (Scott) DeFord and Dawn Greene-Bublitz; three grandchildren, Ericka (Jake) Waterman, Scott (Carson) Light, and Michael Hibser; siblings, Rodney Greene, Norman (Mary) Greene, and Kenneth Greene; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; Rita Greene; and siblings, Karen Greene and Wayne Greene.

Private services will be held at a later date in Prospect Hill Cemetery in La Crescent, Minn. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at La Crescent Health Services for the compassionate care; each one of you went above and beyond.