A rainbow appeared in the sky on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 when Raymond ''Ray'' Croteau of Bonnyville, Alberta passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the age of 91 years.
Ray is lovingly survived by his seven children, fifteen grandchildren and twenty six great grandchildren.
Dianne (Larry) Sylvestre of Bonnyville, AB
Greg (Collette) Sylvestre and Nathan & Ben
Janelle (Clayton) Holthe and Ryley, Tyler & Jay
Bob Croteau of Bonnyville, AB
Cory (Brandi) Croteau and Aurora
Catherine (Patrick) Dupont and Quenten, Jessy, Jraytyn, Keaton & Logan
David Croteau (Kelsey Mack) and Hank
Andrew (Amy) Pilat and Rozlyn & Alexis
Philip (Cindy) Pilat and Hannah, Merissa & Tristan
Charlotte (Darcy) Burns
Bert (Faye) Croteau of Sundre, AB
Carrie Resch (Jeff Hagel) and Cooper, Charlee & Koen
Kim (Chris) Quam and Chase, Cash & Kalley
Rae Jr. Croteau (Ashley Baragar) and Cora & Ava
Jeannette Lange of Bonnyville, AB
Gus (Colleen) Lange
Rita Croteau (Wayne Knight) of Bonnyville, AB / St.Walburg, SK
Brigitte (Pat) Boomer of Red Deer, AB
Yvette Barnett (Eddie Saville) of Marwayne, AB
Cody Barnett (Ellen Pearson)
Honorary Son: Ed Croteau of Bonnyville, AB
Two brothers: Marcel Croteau & Andre Croteau; two sisters: Thérèse Cournoyer & Joanne Kieran.
Ray was predeceased by his wife: Thérèse Croteau nee Rivard on August 27, 2010; grandson: Evan Croteau; three brothers: Lucien Croteau, Paul Croteau, (infant brother) René Croteau; four sisters: Irene Croteau, Jeannette Croteau, Lucienne Croteau, Claire Bourbeau.
Prayer Service, Friday, November 8, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Bonnyville, AB.
Mass of Resurrection, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Eulogy will be starting at 10:45 a.m. Mass starting at 11:00 a.m., St. Louis Roman Catholic Church with Father Rene Realuyo officiating. Final resting place, Holy Family Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bonnyville, AB.
Memorial tributes in memory of Raymond may be sent to Haying in the 30's, Box 35, Mallaig, AB T0A 2K0 or Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 17312-107 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5S 1E9.