On Jan. 12, 1926, he was born in Harvey, Ill. to Mathias and Mary (Metz) Raiman. He was united in marriage to Margaret Louise Bolhuis on May 21, 1949, in Roseland, Ill., who survives.
Donald served our country in the U.S. Army as a military policeman during World War II. He worked as a t.v. repairman and technician before becoming a self-employed tile setter, retiring in 1988.
He moved from Illinois to Kosciusko County in 1991, where he was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw. He was an elder at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Dolton, Ill. and a little league coach. He liked to golf, pleasure boating on the lake and was an avid reader, but most of all; he enjoyed working around the house. His family was his life and he provided a good life for them.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years: Margaret Louise Raiman, Leesburg; two children: Robert Raiman, Leesburg; and Donna (Greg) Dommer, Hobart; his grandson: Timothy Slach, Hobart; his fiancé: Tracey Noe, Bourbonnais, Ill. Donald was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Clarence and Howard Raiman.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Redeemer Lutheran Church, Warsaw, with Pastor Mike Mueller officiating. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1196, Warsaw at the church following the service.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw was entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook or send condolences electronically, go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.