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RAYMOND “RAY” F. MEYER

 

AGE: 90

 

ADDRESS: W6503 County Road O, Medford; A Township of Little Black resident

 

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 3:10 PM Wednesday, March 15 at his residence in the Town of Little Black under the loving care of his family and Hope Hospice

 

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM on Monday, March 20 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

 

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza

 

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

 

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4-7 PM Sunday, March 19 where there will be a 7 PM Catholic prayer service held; also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Monday, March 20 at the church

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 18, 1927 at Medford

 

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary School, Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School

 

MARRIAGE: September 16, 1952 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Rosalie M. Baumer and she preceded him in death January 21, 2013

 

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Entered US Army in 1946 and served on Guam & Iwo Jima. Discharged in 1947 with the rank of Sargent. Worked for Taylor Co. Highway Dept. as a truck driver from May 1947 until Oct. 1950. In Nov. of 1950 he was called back into the Army and served in Korea from Dec. of 1950 until Oct. of 1951, discharged with the Korean Service Medal with 3 Battle Stars. From 1952 to 1956 he worked for the Medford Co-op & the Medford Electric Utility. From 1956 to 1965 he worked as a milk delivery man for Parkin’s Ice Cream Co. in Medford. In June of 1965, he started working for the Taylor Co. Sheriff’s Dept. as a jailer-dispatcher and was later promoted to Sheriff’s deputy & patrolman in 1966. In 1969 he was promoted to the rank of Chief Deputy & held that position until retirement in 1988. Their family has lived on a hobby farm in the Town of Little Black since May of 1956.

 

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford, Life member of the Medford VFW, Retired member of the WI Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association

 

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Dale (Tammy) Meyer, Diane (Al) Kasparek, Sue (Matt) Gengler & Virginia (Russell) Jari, all of Medford, Barb (Steve) Kauss of Green Bay

 

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 11 GR-GRANDCHILDREN: 12

 

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Joe, John, Edward “Scotty”, Fr. Bernard, twins - Lawrence & Leon Meyer; Sisters – Margaret Danen, Marie Hayden & Regina Querin

 

DECEASED FATHER: John Meyer

 

DECEASED MOTHER: Agnes (Pritzl) Meyer

 

PALLBEARERS: Steve & Mike Kauss, Al Kasparek, Matt Gengler, Russ Jari, Chad Sebold

 

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
 

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