Raymond (“Ray”) Thomas Boehne | Obituary

Raymond (“Ray”) Thomas Boehne | Obituary

Raymond (“Ray”) Thomas Boehne

“I’ll be the voice that whispers

in the breeze. I’m peaceful now, put

your mind at ease.”

Raymond (“Ray”) Thomas

Boehne, age 60, most recently of

Auburn, Washington, passed away

on July 29, 2020 at Multicare

Auburn Medical Center.

Ray was born in Ypsilanti,

Michigan to Raymond Charles and

Helen Eve Boehne on January 31,

1960. When Ray was two years old, his family

moved to California. Growing up, he also

lived in Germany, Thailand and St. Charles,

Missouri. He graduated from St. Charles

High School and then attended community

college in California studying business and

auto mechanics. After college, Ray lived and

worked in the Monterey Bay and San Luis

Obispo, California areas and later in the

Seattle, Washington area. Ray was a gifted

auto mechanic and a car aficionado, with a

special appreciation for racing, vintage and

rare automobiles. He enjoyed cooking for

and sharing meals with friends. Ray is fondly

remembered for his kind, friendly, generous

spirit and support for the Auburn homeless


Ray was preceded in death by his beloved

mother, Helen. Ray is survived by

his father Raymond Charles, his

sisters Anne Marie and Charlene,

his brother Allan, his nephew

Daniel and niece Isabelle.

Funeral arrangements

are being handled by Cady

Cremation Services of Kent,

Washington. The family is

planning a burial service on a

date to be determined at the Mission San

Luis Rey Cemetery in Oceanside, California

where Ray’s mother is buried. Due to COVID

restrictions, Ray’s burial service will be limited

to immediate family. The family requests that

tributes, stories, videos and photos be posted

on the online memorial at raymond-thomasboehne.

forevermissed.com. A video link to the

burial service will be recorded and also posted

on the memorial site.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making

a donation in Raymond Boehne’s name

to The Auburn Food Bank https://www.

theauburnfoodbank.org/donate (PO Box 464

Auburn, WA 98071) and/or Spirit Fest-Auburn

Community Feeding Program (PO Box 761,

Auburn, Washington 98002).

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