Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen died in the peace of the Lord he loved and served so well on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at his home in Helena, Montana, surrounded by members of his family.
Archbishop Hunthausen was the last remaining American bishop to have participated in the Second Vatican Council. He attended all four sessions from 1962 to 1965. From 1962-1975, he served as Bishop of Helena, Montana, and from 1975-1991, as Archbishop of Seattle.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Helena at noon on Friday, July 27. Funeral arrangements in Seattle are pending. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Hunthausen Fund in Helena at Good Samaritan Ministries and the Hunthausen Fund at St. James Cathedral in Seattle.
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