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Raymond Ganske

SYKESVILLE Raymond W. Ganske, 88, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at his home. He was born February 20, 1926, in Ocqueoc, Mich., the son of the late William Ganske and the late Caroline Wemert Ganske. He was the husband of Virginia Louise Ganske (nee Styles) for 12 years married on June 9, 2002 and the late Freda Bernice Bittle Ganske for 53 years married October 26, 1946 and died September 22, 2000. Served in WWII in U.S. Signal Corp in the South Pacific-Korea December 1, 1945 - December 26, 1946, Honorable Discharge; worked as a Farmer and Carpenter for many years, then was employed by Black and Decker until his retirement. He enjoyed watching the Orioles and golf and eating at Capt. Dan's in Eldersburg. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Timmy R. and Laura Ganske of Smallwood; daughter and son-in-law Judy R. and Larry Little of Westminster; daughter-in-law, Lynn Ganske-Arnold and husband George of Mt. Airy, Md. Brother of Erwin Ganske, Aram Ganske, Evelyn Wolgast, Elaine Orcutt, Carol Brownell, all of Michigan, and the late brother, Elva Ganske and late sister, Joyce Ganske. Also survived by six grandchildren, Jody Hudson, Terri Little, Larry Little, Timmy Ganske, Jr., Hollie Shelton and Jessica Ganske; and great-grandchildren, Bryan Hudson, Tyler Hudson, Jamie Wright (Eskins), Cori Kircher, Ty Little, Camden Ganske and Avery Ganske, Tara Shelton, Aurora Shelton, Felicity Shelton and Micha Shelton; and one great-great-grandchild, Bryan Hudson, Jr. He was predeceased by sons, Raymond W. Ganske, Jr. and William R. Ganske. Also survived by four stepchildren; several step grandchildren; and step great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville (beside South Carroll High School) on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., where Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. O.F. "Bud" Kibbe officiating. Interment will be in Grace Methodist Church Cemetery, Upperco, Md. Memorial Contributions can be made to: . Arrangements made by: Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA. Online condolences to www.burrier-queen.com

Funeral Home

Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road Winfield, MD 21784
410-795-0300

Published in Evening Sun on Aug. 10, 2014
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