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Raymond Wayne Manitowabi

Born: Wed., Nov. 2, 1955
Died: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018


Funeral Service

6:00 PM Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Location: Niigaanaagiizhik Ceremonial Building


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Our Brother , Uncle, and friend Raymond Wayne Manitowabi  started his journey into the spirit world on January 14, 2018 while residing at the Lighthouse Health & Rehab, Ishpeming MI.   Raymond was born November 2, 1955 and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.  He was a member of Wiikwemikoong First Nation Unceded  Indian Reserve , Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.  Raymond worked on the Great Lakes as a deckhand on several  different  ships for many  years.  He loved to spend his time reading, camping, fishing, and with his many nieces and nephews. He loved his family very much and he was very much a free spirit.
Raymond is survived by his siblings Mary Lenore Green(Rick Steinhaus), Bernard P. Manitowabi, Virginia Manitowabi  of Sault Ste. Marie,MI.  Joseph Manitowabi of KINCHELOE, MI.  LORI BOULLEY  OF RAPID RIVER, MI,  LUANNE MANITOWABI OF ESCANABA, MI. LOUIS MANITOWABI (NATALIE) OF FARGO, ND AND LISA MANITOWABI OF OSHKOSH, WI.  ALSO SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS ACROSS TURTLE ISLAND.
RAYMOND WAS PREDECEASED BY HIS PARENTS BERNARD AND MYRA MANITOWABI, BROTHERS KENNETH J. GREEN  AND ROGER MANITOWABI, AND ONE SISTER ROBERTA MANITOWABI.
TRADITIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN SERVICES WILL BE HELD  ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 2018 AT NIIGANAGIIZHIK CULTURAL BUILDING IN SAULT STE. MARIE, MI.  PIPE CEREMONY WILL BE HELD  AT 6 PM, GATHERING AND POTLUCK LUNCHEON TO PRECEDE CEREMONY AT 4 P.M.
CLARK BAILEY NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME ASSISTED THE FAMILY WITH ARRANGEMENTS.  ONLINE CONDOLENCES MAY BE LEFT AT WWW.CLARKBAILEYNEWHOUSE.COM.

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