Ray J. Terry
Nov. 16, 1933 — Feb. 25, 2018
Ray J. Terry of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 84.
He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, on November 16, 1933, the son of Karl and Bertha (nee Parish) Terry. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard.
On August 31, 1957, he married his wife Sonja Welch in Bear Lake, Michigan. Ray worked for Waukesha Engine until his retirement in 1999. In retirement, he enjoyed working his favorite job as parking enforcement for the City of Waukesha Police Department. He was a member of the Waukesha Engine Old Timers Club and the Waukesha Old Car Club. Ray enjoyed working with the Deaf Association in Waukesha and volunteering with the Boy Scouts. He was an avid bicycle rider, loved to sail his boat and enjoyed woodworking and photography.
He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 60 years, Sonja of Waukesha, and their children Paul (Colleen) Terry of Waukesha and Lisa Terry of Milwaukee. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Joyce Buell.
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 5, from 4 p.m. until time of the 7 p.m. memorial service at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Interment will be held on Tuesday, March 6, at 10 a.m. at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery.
Memorials in Ray’s name are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, N74W35908 Servants’ Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory & Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.