Tuesday, November 20, 2012



AGE: 84

ADDRESS: 702 W. Dolf Street, Colby; Former Medford Area Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 18 at the Colonial Center, Colby where he had resided for the past 7 years.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 24 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

INTERMENT: St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Town of Little Black

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Saturday, November 24 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 28, 1928 in Medford

EDUCATION: Graduate of Medford High School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Ray began working at the Hamper Plant, which then became the Harvey Co., then which became Weathershield Millwork Division for 40+ years until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening, help taking care of the animals on the farm, fishing, bird hunting, going for drives, reading and watching the Brewers. Ray also built and maintained Martin Houses.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING BROTHER/SISTER: Glenn Heier and Lenore Ruesch both of Medford
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Relatives and Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Twin Brothers: Alfred “Fritz” and Albert “Dick”, Tony and Jack
Mary, Celine and Kate


DECEASED MOTHER: Catherine Heier (Maiden Name: Vogt)

PALLBEARERS: Nephews: Dave, Paul, Marty and Tracy Heier, Pat Ruesch and Joe Grunwald

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rays’ family to be designated at a later date
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