Raymond Moyer

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ROCHESTER - Raymond Moyer, 88, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Wisconsin Veterans Home - Boland Hall. Born in Milwaukee on March 27, 1926, he was the son of Raymond and Rose (nee Helfenstein) Moyer. He spent his early life in Milwaukee, moving to Rochester at the age of 14 where he graduated from the Ag School in 1944. Ray served in the Army from June 1944 to June 1946 as part of the Military Police in Occupied Germany. On May 22, 1948 he was united in marriage to Jean Nelson. Following marriage they made their home in Rochester, where they spent their entire married life. Ray was a business man. He owned Moyer Motor Co. Garage for many years. At the age of 39 he went to work for Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co. He was a member of Rochester Congregational Church and Burlington Masonic Lodge #28. He kept himself busy doing various volunteer jobs. He was on the Waterford High School and Grade School Board of Education, Racine County Board for 12 years, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1982-1984, Rochester Village Marshall for 18 years, member of Rochester Volunteer Fire Department, Racine County Board of Adjustments and Board of Wisconsin Conservation Corps NLC for 6 years. He always participated in the Memorial Day Parade or any other activity going on in Rochester. They called him “Mr. Rochester”. He is survived by his wife, Jean; daughter, Cary Moyer; sisters-in-law, Barbara Moyer, Mavis Moyer, Lila Krueger; nieces and nephews, along with many other relatives and wonderful friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Melvin Moyer and Leonard Moyer. Memorials are suggested to Rochester First Congregational Church or the Rochester Library. Services for Ray will be Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at Rochester First Congregational Church with Rev. Paul Ray officiating. Visitation will be at the CHURCH on Thursday, October 2nd from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Rochester Cemetery. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory 625 S. Browns Lake Drive Burlington, WI 53105 (262) 763-3434 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com

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(262) 763-3434
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Sept. 30, 2014
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