RAEMOND A. HELLBUSCH
1935 ˜ 2021
Raemond A. Hellbusch passed away May 22, 2021, at the age of 86 in his hometown of Vancouver, WA. His battle with Alzheimers showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite losing his brilliant mind, Rae went out as a hero and stayed strong until the end. Rae graduated from Sunnyside High School (Sunnyside, WA). Proudly served in the United States Airforce and graduated from The Perry Technical Institute. Rae was employed by the Bonneville Power Administration from 1967 - 1996.
Rae enjoyed coaching baseball and softball and in his spare time umpiring (AL) and fishing. He took pride in his beautiful garden. His biggest joy was attending every sporting event, violin concert/recital and all celebrations. He loved his grandchildren with a BIG heart. Raemond served and loved his beloved father in Heaven.
Raemond was born Feb. 14, 1935, to Henry and Rose Hellbusch. Rae is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Darlene; his two children Mike (Kim) Hellbusch and Loree (Dean) Groesbeck; his grandchildren, Alysha, Tanner, Brad, Ryan and Austin; and six beautiful great-grandchildren.
Raemond will be honored at the Willamette National Cemetery June 9, at 11:30 a.m.
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Published by The Columbian on Jun. 4, 2021.