Raymond J. Brill, 57

Raymond J. Brill, 57, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at his home in West Bend surrounded by family and loved ones.

He was born on June 15, 1953, in Milwaukee to William and Margaret (nee Rosbeck) Brill. Raymond graduated from Menomonee Falls High School in the class of 1971. In 1977 he moved to West Bend, where he owned Personal Touch Cleaning Service for 12 years. He later was a shop manager at Milliken Millwork until health reasons caused him to retire.

Raymond enjoyed reading and writing poetry, and was an active member and past president of the Unity Club in West Bend.

He is survived by two children, April (Mark) Peaslee and Matthew Brill, both of West Bend; his mother, Margaret Brill of Brookfield; two brothers, Stephen (Pat) Brill of Oxford and Charles (Barbara) Brill of Pewaukee; two sisters, Ann (James) Walters of Menomonee Falls and Mary (Lawrence) Kusch of Brookfield; sister-in-law, Jean Brill of Germantown; other relatives and friends.

Raymond was preceded in death by his father, William Brill Sr.; his son, Jeffrey Brill; and his brother, William Brill Jr.

Funeral services in remembrance of Raymond will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

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