Raymond Bonkowski, 74, of South Haven, Michigan passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Bronson Hospital in South Haven. He was born February 22, 1945 to Raymond S. and Marie (Saikowski) Bonkowski. in Austinburg, Ohio. Raymond worked for Michigan Gas Utilities as a meter reader in the Street Department. He retired in 2007. Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to casinos.
Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, and sisters - Ann Sakmar and Jeanne Baczkowski and half-sister Jennie Barkley.
He is survived by his daughter – Barbara Ann (Michael) Pasquill of Portage, Michigan, half-brother Joseph Saikowski, brother-in-law – Andy Sakmar, and niece and nephews, Mike and Lori Sakmar and Jeff Orwig, great nephews – Peter and Steven, and best friend of over 50 years - John Wortman of south Haven.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven with Pastor Eric Jarvis officiating.