Raymond H. Gebhard

Raymond H. Gebhard, 85, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2008 at his residence at Cedar Bay East.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1922 in the town of Addison to the late Nicholas and Anna (nee Gundrum) Gebhard, and was united in marriage to Mabel Seyfert on Dec. 13, 1943 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Raymond served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for three years during World War II.

He was employed at Wisconsin Electric Power Co. for 38 1/2 years, retiring in 1984. He served as chief veteran of EMBA at Wisconsin Electric for several years.

Raymond was also an active member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, West Bend.

He is survived by his wife, Mabel "Maybelle;" a daughter, Linda Scheimann of West Bend; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 9, at 2 p.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend.

Rev. Jeff Dorth will officiate and burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family.

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