Raymond Anton "Ray" Bertoglio, 96, of 2317 Trinity Court, Quincy, died at 4:12 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 6, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.
Raymond was born Nov. 14, 1916, in Benld, a son of Anton and Virginia Contratto Bertoglio. He married Rose Katherine Muhlbauer on Nov. 25, 1947, in Chicago. She survives.
Mr. Bertoglio met Rose Katherine Muhlbauer, a native of Heidleberg, Germany, at the end of World War II
when he was stationed there in the military. He continued a 27-year military career and was stationed in many locations, including Washington, D.C., and Japan. He also served in the Korean War
. In 1968, Mr. Bertoglio retired from the Army and they settled in Quincy. He joined his brother, John Bertoglio, and began a law practice from which he retired in 2006. Raymond obtained his bachelor's degree and later his law degree from the University of Illinois
He and his wife were members of the Church of St. Peter. They were members of Quincy Country Club where Ray enjoyed golfing. He enjoyed traveling, following the stock market, walking and going on vacations with his family.
Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Dr. Mark Bertoglio of Oroville, Calif.; a daughter, Sandy (Dr. Richard) Schlepphorst of Quincy; five grandchildren, Justin (Brandi) Bertoglio of Forney, Texas, Kiah (fiance Greg Connolly) Bertoglio of Irvine, Calif., Steven (Samantha) Schlepphorst of St. Louis, Mark Schlepphorst of Quincy, and Kayt Schlepphorst of Quincy; three great-grandchildren, Chloe, Camryn and Layla Bertoglio of Forney; a sister-in-law, Elnora Bertoglio of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Bertoglio.
SERVICES: A prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at the Church of St. Peter, with Rev. Roy Bauer conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy.
VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
MEMORIALS: The Haven at Sunset Home, Quincy Art Center or Church of St. Peter
ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy
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