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Raymond A. King
1920 - 2014
Raymond A. King, 93, formerly of Kenosha, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Agrace Hospice Care of Madison, Wis.
He was born on Dec. 4, 1920, in Ewen, Mich., a son of the late Arthur and Louise (Bouvier) King.
Raymond received his education in Ewen, graduating from Ewen High. Following high school Raymond joined the U.S. Army serving in the European Theater during WWII.
In 1949 he moved to Kenosha and began working for American Motors Corporation where he worked for 33 years retiring in 1983.
On March 6, 1950, he married Marie E. Hasenberg at St. James Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 2007.
He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, where he served as a Lector, Server, and Eucharistic Minister with the parish, also a member of Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent DePaul Society, U.A.W. Retirees, Boy Scout Leader and a volunteer worker at Shady Lawn West.
Surviving Raymond are his three sons, Richard (Diane), Gerard (Tammee) and Kenneth (Jackie) King; eight grandchildren, Rachel, Crystal, Katie, Calli, Amanda, Adam, Timothy and MacKenzie; nine great grandchildren, Tyler, Briana, Joseph, Anthony, Lilly, Andrew, Lacey, Aiden and Sebastian; two sisters, Angela (Merlin) Neimi, Rosemarie (Joseph) Scoviak; and lifelong friend Mary Ann Sheldon.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rita Ann in infancy; granddaughter, Nicole Lynn; and one brother, Jule King.
The family would like to give a special thank you to The V.A. Hospital, Willow Pointe Memory Care and Agrace Hospice Care for the wonderful care given to their father.
In Lieu of flowers memorials to Agrace Hospice Care 5395 E Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at St. James Catholic Church, 5804 Sheridan Rd., Kenosha, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held on Wed. at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment with full Military Honors will follow at St. James Cemetery.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
Visit Raymonds Online Memorial Book at:
Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St.
Kenosha, WI 53144
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Mar. 10, 2014