Raymond Herman Eichmann


Raymond Herman Eichmann of Clintonville passed away on Thursday Nov. 12, 2009 at Pine Manor Health and Rehab Center in Clintonville at the age of 91 years. He was born on April 11, 1918 to Herman and Emma (nee Gessner) Eichmann.

On June 27, 1939 Ray married Alice Amanda Pietschmann in Silver Creek.
Ray served in the US Army during WWII and was retired from the West Bend Company as a press operator and tool crib attendant after 35 years of service. He enjoyed working on his hobby farm, tending to the various animals, gardening and traveling with his wife. Ray also enjoyed watching sports and when there were no sports to watch, he enjoyed watching MASH.

Ray is survived by his two daughters Joan (Ronald) Kertscher of Hot Springs Village Arkansas and Judy (Michael) Blum of Clintonville; a grandson Daniel Kertscher of Oostburg; sisters-inlaw Marilyn Brink, June Mueller, and Florence Pietschmann; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, grandson Michael Kertscher; sisters-in-law Dorothy Schuster, Ethel Crass and Helen Karth; brothers-in-law Milton Schuster, Paul James Brink, Carlos Crass, Henry Karth, Donald Mueller and Sonny Pietschmann.

Funeral Service will be held 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at the funeral home with the Rev. William Wiederander officiating. Visitation will be Monday Nov. 16 from 5 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend. Interment of cremains in Silver Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated.