Raymond J. Hesprich

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: Raymond J. Hesprich


Birth: September 19, 1918
Death: February 14, 2013
Age: 94
Veteran: U.S. Army




Raymond J. Hesprich, 94, of Marion went to his heavenly home Thursday Feb. 14, 2013 at Pine Manor Healthcare Center, Clintonville. He was born in Lomira on Sept. 19, 1918 the son of the late John F. and Isabelle Strobel Hesprich. Ray was a graduate of UW-Madison and worked with the Conservation Corp. He was in the U.S. Army during WWII serving in the Medical Corp in England. On Feb. 15, 1947, Ray married Hilda J. Hayward who he met at the end of the war in London, England at St. Mary's Church in Lomira. They farmed in the Mayville area and later Ray worked at Mayville Metal. He served as president and treasurer of the Machinist Union at Mayville Metals. He was a long time member of the Mayville American Legion Post and was a member of Wings over Wisconsin.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include his wife Hilda, his children Jim (Carol) of Yuma, AZ, Joyce (Bill) Webster of Laramie, WY, John (Judy) of Horicon, Joe (Lisa) of Lake Ozarks, MO, Joanne (Scott) Neimuth of Marion, Jan (Lori) of Honolulu, HI, and Jeff of Marion, 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, his brothers and sisters Francis Hesprich of Fond du Lac, Rita Grusnick of Fond du Lac, Dorothy Becker of Loyal, Germaine (Art) Brennan of Kenosha, Anthony Hesprich of Lomira, and Louise Hall of Rubicon, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ray was preceded in death by his grandson Gabriel, his infant brother, his sisters Catherine Hemmrich and Joan Krofta, and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gerald Hemmrich, Sylvester Krofta, George Grusnick, Mary Ann Hesprich, Ralph Held, and Bernie Gundrum.

Visitation will be Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 699 Milwaukee St. Lomira. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at the church with Rev. Dennis Budka officiating. Burial with follow in the parish cemetery with military rites after the committal service. Memorials may be directed to the Southern Care Hospice. Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.


St. Mary’s Cemetery – Lomira, WI

Headstone Location:
Section C row8-5