Raymond Beans (Ciikall’eq), 69, passed away with his family by his side in his home in Oneida, WI on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
Raymond was born in Mountain Village, Alaska to the late Patrick and Irene (Peterson) Beans Sr. on January 20, 1952. He married Denice Ellis in 1976.
Raymond was a commercial fisherman. Participating in the sweat lodge and ceremonies was a big part of Raymond’s life. He enjoyed the outdoors – hunting, fishing, boat rides, snow machine rides – watching WWE, and playing slots at the casino. Raymond was known for his jolly presence and willingness to help others with auto mechanics, outboard motors, and wood working.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Denice, his five children Olan (Genevieve Sipary) Beans, Julie (Warren “Bucko” Reiter) Beans, Maurense Beans, Mandi Beans, and Grace Beans, four grandchildren, Dakota Sipary, Warren “Stinkers” Reiter, Addison Meyers, and Evelyn Reiter, his brothers and sisters, Barbara Peratrovitch, Elizabeth (Mike) Joe, Patrick (Sophie) Beans Jr.,...