Dr. Raymond Dale Danenhauer, 76, of Cedar Rapids, passed away November 18, 2019, at his home under hospice care from health complications. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 7th at New Covenant Bible Church (3090 North Center Point Road NE, Cedar Rapids) at 11 AM. A memorial visitation will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home on Friday, December 6th from 5-7 PM. Private interment at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Raymond was born on July 27, 1943, the son of George and Dorothy (Leone) Danenhauer in Glendale, California. With his family, Raymond moved to Cedar Rapids in 1945 and graduated from Washington High School in 1961. He proudly served his country in the Unites States Navy from 1961-1965. Raymond graduated from National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois in 1969. He was united in marriage on January 31, 1970 in Park Ridge, Illinois, to Lavonne Ann Glandt. Raymond established and operated a chiropractic practice from 1970-2003. He worked as a care giver for Discovery Living for 14 years, retiring in December 2018. He was a member of New Covenant Bible Church since 1948 and the President of Marion-East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club in 1976.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Lavonne; sons, Andrew Danenhauer and Christy Waters of Cedar Rapids and Brian and Julie Danenhauer of Urbandale; grandchildren, Cyler Stewart, Daliah Levan, Addison Danenhauer and Evan Danenhauer; sister, Darlene Lewis of Sumner; and brother, Richard “Dick” Swarzentruber of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Danenhauer; mother, Dorothy “Dannie”Swarzentruber; sister, Karol Weakland and his stepfather, Arthur Swarzentruber.
In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested that any memorial contribution be made to Discovery Living,1015 Old Marion Road, NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.