Saturday, June 28, 2014



ADDRESS: Cedar Court Apts., 617 W. Cedar St., #15, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:06 P.M. Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Colonial Center Nursing Home in Colby WI where she had resided for the past 2 weeks

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 1 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastors Kelly Taylor-Schaus & Nancy Amacher

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery

VISITATION: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 1

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1943 in the Town of Medford

EDUCATION: Anderson Elementary School, Town of Medford & attended Medford High School

MARRIAGE: 1st: In 1963 at Medford to Elvin Raasch, Sr. and they were later divorced
2nd: In 1978 at Medford to William “Bill” Riemer and they were later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She worked as a bartender and bar owner in the Medford for 29 years & loved every minute of it. She enjoyed flower gardening, dancing, polka music, decorating for the Holidays, spending time with her children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Stepping Stones Shelter of Medford was important in her life.

MEMBER OF: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford; Taylor County Tavern League

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Michael (Gale) Raasch of Stetsonville, Cyndy (Mike) Sherlock of Valparaiso, IN, Nancy (Bob) Simoneaux of Roy, WA, Elvin Raasch, Jr. & fiancé - Laura of Grand Rapids, MI, Bill Riemer, Jr. & special friend Kathie of Wausau
Grandchildren – Christina, Erick, Shawndee, Bobbi Jo, Levi, Jaclyn, Alyson, Carly, Jason, Jessica, Joy & William

CHILDREN DECEASED: Granddaughter – Catherine Sherlock; Great-Grandchildren: Amanda Stansbery, Erica Simoneaux


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sheryl (Larry) Brandner of Medford, Ray (Arlys) Piller of Trego
Sister-in-law: Debbie Piller of Clear Lake, WI; Special Friend – Janet Betz of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Cynthia Gengler & Wayne Piller

DECEASED FATHER: Arthur Gustav Piller DECEASED MOTHER: Linda Mary Schwarting

PALLBEARERS: Jim Metz, Shawn Hana, Dale Prochnow, Jr., Tim Leader, Gary & Mark Piller

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to Stepping Stone, Inc. of Medford; Further survived by her dog - Chance
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