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Raymond Elsea

June 5, 1944 — March 25, 2020

Raymond Elsea

Raymond Charles Elsea, 75, of Rossville, IN, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Aperion Care in Frankfort.

He was born June 5, 1944, in Wabash. His parents were LeRoy and Kathleen Nolan Elsea. He and his first wife, Nancy Sims, were married on August 3, 1974 and later divorced in 2003. He then married Norma Howe in 2003 and she passed in 2011.

Raymond graduated in 1963 from Clinton Central High School. Following graduation, he joined the US Army serving in Korea and was discharged in 1968. He had worked for various auto and truck dealerships as a mechanic. He had also worked for the Indiana State Highway Department and Federal Mogul.   

Raymond is survived by one daughter, Rachel Kathleen Elsea Shaff of Frankfort; one sister, Marilyn St. John; former wife, Nancy Sims and grandchildren, Madison and Owen Lucas.

He in preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Norma.

Per Raymond’s wishes, there will be no services.  Memorials in Raymond’s name may be made to Clinton County Humane Society    PO Box 455   Frankfort, IN 46041

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