Hartzke, Raymond Michael
(66) born April 21, 1955, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at his home in St. Louis, MO. Survived by a son, Raymond Mitchell, Orlando, FL and daughter, Jill Michelle (Clark) Griffiths; 3 grandsons, Reed, Sullivan and Myles from Chicago, IL and brother Dale (Kay) Hartzke, St. Louis, MO and numerous cousins. Ray was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Margaret (Erselius) Hartzke and 2 brothers, Gary and Dennis Hartzke.
Ray was employed by Swift Printing Communication in St Louis for 20 years. He enjoyed auto-crossing, was active in the Mustang Club of St. Louis, he loved the outdoors, enjoyed road trips and was an avid musician playing guitar and bass. Guy nights with his friends were the highlight of his week.
Services: Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in Raymond Hartzke's name to the Huntington's Disease Foundation. hdsa.org Ray will be missed by all his family and friends.