Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
Former Portland, Ind., resident Raymond L. Grile, 85, died May 28, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born in Portland on Aug. 24, 1925, to Christian Fred and Bertha Alice Stults Grile. On Nov. 30, 1951, he married Nellie Hodgson, who died July 8, 2010.
Surviving are two sons, Steven D. Grile, Portland, and Wayne (Kellie) Grile, Redkey, Ind.; two daughters, Sharon (Ed) Link, Fort Recovery, and Anna M. Grile, Portland; a sister, Mildred Hall, Portland; and four grandchildren.
He was a truck driver for Farm Bureau Co-Op. He served with the U S. Army during World War II.
Service is 10 a.m. Thursday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Herb Hummel officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at bairdfreeman.com.