Raymond E. Semenske

Raymond E. Semenske died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at age 81.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Eleanor.

He was the beloved husband of Velma; loving dad of Curt, Joanne (Martin) Brunet, Beverly (George) Kokke, David and John (Dana); grandpa of Brian, Tammy (Jeremy), Jacob, Claire, Emma and Benjamin; and great-grandpa of Trajan and Lauren. He is further survived by his sisters-in-law, Gertrude and Irene, and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Elmer, Arnold and Chester; his sisters-in-law, Rita and Barbara; and his brother-in-law, James.

Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. service Friday, Dec. 18, at Grace Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Highland Memorial Park.

Raymond was proud to be an active member of the church for many years. Memorials to the church are appreciated.

Harder Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family. For more information, call 781-8350 or visit online www.harderfuneralhome.com.