Obituary of Raymond F. Lumpa
Raymond F. Lumpa, age 94 lifetime area farmer died Thursday, August 31, 2023, at the Crestview Care Center in West Branch.
There will be a time of visitation at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service on Tuesday September 5, 2023, from 1pm until 2pm at which time a graveside service will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in his memory to the West Branch First Responders. To share a memory or condolence with his family please visit Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service website @ www.gayandciha.com.
Raymond was born November 2, 1928, in rural Johnson County, Iowa the son of John H. and Hilda (Niemeyer) Lumpa. He attended schools in West Branch and was working on the farm as soon as he learned to walk. He loved the life of a farmer, and enjoyed the great outdoors, hunting and fishing, enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and strumming his guitar.
His family includes a brother, John Lumpa; sister, Irene Steinbrech; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, William and Donald, and sister, LaVerna Stutzman.