Raymond O. Heisz, Milton, WI

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Monday, October 23, 2017

November 24, 1938 - Octoer 19, 2017

Raymond O. Heisz, 78, of Milton, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017, surrounded by family at his home. Ray was born on November 24, 1938, in Seneca, WI, to the late Ora L. and Helen Marie (Crowley) Heisz. He attended Fennimore High School. On November 11, 1961, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Janesville, Ray married the love of his life, Adele Joan Ehlers. Ray worked for 43 years at General Motors, retiring in 2000. He was a member of the local UAW #95 and St. Mary Catholic Church, Milton. He was a wonderful father and a great mentor to his grandchildren. He loved to go fishing and hunting, especially raccoon hunting, gardening, tinkering and fixing things around the house and always had creative designs in his head.

Ray is survived by his wife of 56 years, Adele Heisz; children: Tammy (Michael) Beggs, Randy (Kimberly) Heisz, Michael (Maria Najera) Heisz and the mother of their children, Wendy Heisz; grandchildren: Brittany, Daniel and Matthew Beggs, Andrew, Jared, and Elizabeth Heisz, Derek, Sean, Mary Heisz; siblings: Robert (Nyla) Heisz, Patrick (Jean) Heisz, Betty (Terry)Tredinnick, Joe Heisz, Dale (Denise) Heisz; brothers and sisters-in-law: Larry (Margie) Ehlers, Jerry Ehlers, Ronda (Edward) Schwellenbach, Debbie (Larry) Butero, Laverne (Susan) Ehlers, James (Cindy) Ehlers; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas Heisz; and a sister, Rita Dinkel.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Milton. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Milton from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a Rosary Service starting at 6:30 PM. There will also be a visitation on Tuesday at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the start of the services. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church. Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Milton. 828 S. Janesville St. 608-868-2542 - www.albrechtfuneralhomes.com

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