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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 21:03
Newburg resident Raymond W. Kirmse, an expert mechanic who for years delivered food to the needy, died Wednesday, Feb. 10. He was 78.

A robust man who remained active later in life, Mr. Kirmse died as a result of injuries suffered in a front-end loader accident at this home, his son Lance said.

He is survived by his wife Sally of Newburg; four children, Lance of West Bend, Kelly (Dan Johnson) Kastner of Dundee and Jodie Kirmse and Robert, both of Newburg; five grandchildren, Amber (Ross) Hoff, Molly jo Johnson, Jake Kastner, Luke Kastner and Garrett Johnson; and one great-grandson.

Mr. Kirmse is further survived by four sisters, Blanche Batterman of Glendale, Jenny Kurtz of West Bend, Myrtle (Merlin) Wilkens of Germantown and Marilou (Clyde) Gerner of Newburg; three brothers, Eugene (Marilyn) of Saukville, Robert (Loretta) of West Bend, and Jack (Carol) of Campbellsport; two sisters-in-law, Suzie Kirmse of Newburg and Pam Soderlund of Stanley; and two brothers-in-law, Don Race Sr. of Saukville and Stan Olson of West Bend.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Herriges and Winnie Race; his brother Orville; and three brothers-in-law, Wally, Clarence and Joe.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newburg. The Rev. Jon Baumann will officiate.

Visitation will be at the church Thursday from noon until the service.

Burial will be in St. John’s Church Cemetery.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, West Bend, is handling the arrangements.

A complete obituary appears in this week’s printed edition of Ozaukee Press.
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