Raymond L. Waush, 75, of Elcho, died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by family.
He was born on December 23, 1938 in Minocqua, a son of Raymond and Rita (Soik) Waush II. He married Janice Landsverk on July 7, 1962 at Martin Luther Church in Neenah. She survives. He was a graduate of Waupaca High School with the class of 1956. He served in the United States Navy from 1956 – 1959. He served on the USS Franklin Deleanor Roosevelt. Ray lived in the Fox Valley most of his life and worked for AT&T and Communication Support until retiring in 2002. After retirement he made his residence at his cottage on Lower Post Lake. He enjoyed playing, coaching and following baseball. His hobbies included completing crossword puzzles, golfing, boating and following the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and Wisconsin Badgers.
Survivors including his wife are a daughter, Wanda (Joe) Pleshek, Cambridge; three sons, Kyle Waush, Madison; Kurt Waush, Shawano; Kent Waush, Appleton; three grandchildren, Bailey Waush, Jamie Rudie and Brock Pleshek; a brother, Mike Waush, Weyauwega; his wife’s brother, Bruce (Mina) Landsverk. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Karen Weiss, and Mary Boettcher.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at United Church of Christ, Congregational in Elcho with Rev. Dana Schindler officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church. The Bradley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com.