Raymond Andrew Gaca was born on 3 August 1919 in Michigan, United States  to Andrew Gaca and Helen Ziomkowski. In 1920, Raymond was living with his parents and sister, Lucille, in Grand Rapids Ward 1, Kent, Michigan, United States. 
Raymond's father passed away unexpectedly in 1930, and his mother was in an in-patient treatment facility.
In 1940, Raymond was living in Ward 1, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States with his sister Lucille and her husband, Felix Koltak, as well as his siblings, Joseph Gaca and Rose Marie Gaca. Raymond had completed one year of high school and was working as a punch press operator. 
Raymond served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  On 10 June 1954, Raymond traveled on the
Hbiba Swiss with his wife, Doris J., and children, Lee and Rae L. from Burtonwood Air Force Base in England to Idlewild, New York, United States. 
In 1977, Raymond was living in San Marguirita, California, United States. 
Raymond passed away on 1 February 1994 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States.  He is buried at Santa Margarita Cemetery in Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. 
↑ "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ3Y-3V1 : accessed 31 March 2020), Raymond Gara in household of Andrew Gara, Grand Rapids Ward 1, Kent, Michigan, United States; citing ED 36, sheet 6B, line 85, family 133, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 777; FHL microfilm 1,820,777.
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH33-XXY : 29 July 2019), Raymond Gaca in household of Felix J Koltak, Ward 1, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids City, Kent, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 86-49, sheet 3A, line 37, family 47, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1898.
↑ "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2H4S-328 : 16 March 2018), Rae L Gaca, 1954; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKH1-1MN : 20 May 2014), Raymond A Gaca, 01 Feb 1994; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
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