Raymond D. Lumpp

  • Born: February 4, 1930
  • Died: May 14, 2019
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

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Sugar Grove, IL 60554

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Raymond Donald Lumpp, 89, of Sugar Grove, passed away on May 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Village in Chicago, surrounded by his family.

He was born in rural Shelby County, Illinois to Mark and Bessie (Steger) Lumpp on February 4, 1930. He helped on the family farm and attended Shelbyville High School, where he began a lifelong love of basketball. Upon graduation in 1947 he moved to Racine, Wisconsin for work and played on two teams - American Bank and Silver Steel. Ray joined the National Guard in 1950 and while attending Eastern Illinois University his unit was activated. He served in the 235th Field Artillery Observation Battalion in Korea until 1953.

Upon his return from Korea, Raymond attended Western Illinois University where he played on their championship basketball team and met his future wife, Joyce Milburn. They were married in 1956.

Raymond began his career as a coach and teacher at Davenport West High School in Davenport, Iowa followed by positions at Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn, Illinois, and Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove. In 1999, he was inducted in to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, Mark A. and Christine Lumpp; sister, Christine; brothers, Mark Jr. and Walter, and first wife, Joyce.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Mary Parker; children, Maribeth (Greg) Brewer, Tom (Diane) Allen; grandchildren, Matthew and Henry Allen and sisters, Janet and Linda.

The family of Raymond wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff and nurses of St. Joseph Village of Chicago and Dr. Lea Sevier, PhD for their care and kindness.

Donations in his memory can be sent to the Waubonsee Community College Foundation for Scholarship Assistance at https://www.waubonsee.edu/about-waubonsee/waubonsee-foundation/how-give/make-gift-online

A celebration of life open house will be held on Saturday, June 15 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

We were so sorry to hear of Ray's passing. We have many wonderful memories spending time with Mary and Ray. Ray will be forever remembered in our hearts. Keeping your family in our prayers.
----Aaron, Susanne, Andrew, Ayden Tyler Friendsville, TN

Posted by Susanne Tyler - Friendsville, TN - Family   June 06, 2019

Our prayers for Cousin Ray from Herman's son Bob. Capt.. and Mrs. Robert M. Lumpp now in Effingham, Illinois.

Posted by Robert Lumpp - Effingham, IL - Family   June 04, 2019

We were friends in Tellico Village where Ray lived for several years. I have many good memories of attending concerts, dinners with friends, and Ray's dry sense of humor. We talked on the phone occasionally after Ray went to live in the Chicago area. Prayers for the family included peace and comfort for them.

Posted by Marian Smith - Loudon, TN   May 29, 2019

From an old schoolmate Shirley Westenhaver from Shelbyville IL. I was so sorry to hear that Raymond passed away . Many good memories from our school days .. And our class reunions ! God Bless.....

Posted by Shirley Westenhaver - Shelbyville, IL - Friend   May 28, 2019


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