Raymond Mazei of Kalamazoo, formerly of Delton, passed away on February 21. Ray grew up on a farm on the East side of Michigan with his 6 siblings of Hungarian immigrant parents. He proudly served as a Marine, then returned home to marry his childhood sweetheart. They raised a large family that included many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He leaves behind his loving wife of 65 years, Vilma, 7 of his 8 children and 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 16 at St. Thomas More Parish, 421 Monroe St, Kalamazoo at 10:30 am. Lunch to follow. Memorial donations may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.