Raymond R. Harlow

October 25, 1927February 26, 2019

Raymond R. Harlow, 91, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday February 26, 2019 at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana.

He was born on October 25, 1927 in Springfield to Everett C. and Florence Scott Harlow. Raymond married Norma Krause on November 17, 1979 and she preceded him in April of 1995.

Mr. Harlow is survived by his daughter Kathryn (Mike) Rusciolelli of Springfield, two step-daughters: Cheryl Spencer and Debra Kriener, sister-in-law Sharon (Larry) Cullers, two brother-in-laws: Gene (Eva) Clark and Clifford (Kay) Clark, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Richard and James Harlow, one sister Joy Smith and one brother-in-law Dick Clark.

Raymond was a US Navy Veteran who served in World War II. He worked at BUNN as a plant manager for over thirty years in assembly and manufacturing and helped start and run the Creston, Iowa Plant in the late 1970’s. He enjoyed golfing at Bunn and Bergen and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30am on Monday March 4, 2019 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Animal Protective League and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at


  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Animal Protective League


  • Funeral Monday, March 4, 2019

Raymond R. Harlow

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Marsha Neposchlan

March 4, 2019

My deepest condolences, Kathy. Your dad was very good to us growing up. I have lots of good memories at your house and Ray was very patient.