Raymond “Ray” J. Tillmann, 82, of Sugar Camp passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31, 2021.
He was born on November 1, 1938, to the late Raymond and Lucyle (nee Ward) in Milwaukee, WI. Ray grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from Rufus King High School. He honorably served in the United States Marines. On June 20, 1959, he was united in marriage to Nancy Maier in Milwaukee. Ray worked at many jobs over the years, but found his place in Home Improvement Retail and worked at Cedarburg Lumber and Neu’s for many years until retirement. He was a member of the Sugar Camp Lions Club. Ray enjoyed fishing while living up north. Ray liked to watch football and loved to shoot off fireworks for the kids. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Those Ray leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 62 years, Nancy Tillmann; two children, Rick (Angie) Tillmann and Todd (Carol) Tillmann; four grandchildren, Keith Tillmann, Chris Tillmann, Katie (Josh) Riehn, and Emily (Fiancé Tyler) Tillmann; a great-grandson; Gabe Riehn; a brother, Wayne (Kris) Tillmann; a brother-in-law, Tom Baer; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his infant son, Scott, and a sister, Gerry Baer.
A memorial service in remembrance of Raymond will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 215 Forest Ave., Kewaskum.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.
Sincere appreciation goes to the caring staff at Bay Harbor, Beaver Dam, and to the staff who kept Ray comfortable at Marshfield Medical Center.
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Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Ray’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.
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