March 29, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
Guest Book Ray C. Bramschreiber, was called home on Wednesday, March
28, 2012. He was born July 12, 1932 in Little Suamico to the late John
and Martha (Kanz) Bramschreiber. Ray graduated from Oconto Falls High
School with the class of 1950 and served with the U.S. Army between
1953 and 1955. He was employed with Green Bay Correctional Institute
retiring in 1997.
Ray was a good
natured, God-loving father and husband who always gave a kiss good bye
and said "I love you". His greatest enjoyment was spending time with
his family especially his kids and grandkids. In his earlier years, he
was very active in football, basketball and band in high school. He
loved bowling, hunting, fishing, walking in the woods and collected
baseball hats and golf balls. Ray enjoyed yard work and cutting wood
and was proud of his huge garden with raspberries and vegetables. Many
precious hours were enjoyed out doors with his children learning the
value of nature. He was a member of Wisconsin Law Enforcement
Association and a member of Suamico United Methodist Church where he
taught Sunday school, served as an usher, played dartball and sang in
the choir for many years.
He is survived by
his wife Carolyn (Mattingly), whom he married on February 5, 1955 in
Louisville KY; one son, Dennis (Pam), Sobieski; two daughters, Debra
(Tom) Erdman, Pensaukee and Diane (David) Longsine, Abrams;
grandchildren, Tyler, Rayanna and Jennifer Longsine; Rebekah and
Jonathan Erdman. He is further survived by three brothers, John of
Owensboro, KY; James, Green Bay and Dean (Ann), Green Bay; one sister,
Fern Wussow, Green Bay, two sisters-in-law, Ethel Svetnicka, Pulaski,
Rachel Bramschreiber, Green Bay, one sister-in-law Anna Mae Caplinger,
Louisville, KY (David). Many nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his
parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold (Bud), and
Robert (Bob); an infant brother, Roy; one brother-in-law, Robert Louis
(Alberta) Mattingly and brother-in-law, Leroy Wussow.
Visitation will take
place from 12 noon to 2 pm Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Suamico United
Methodist Church, 3266 Lakeview Drive, Suamico, where a prayer service
will be held at 2 pm at the church with Reverend Deanna Merritt
officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, in Little
Suamico. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lyndahl.com.
A memorial fund has
The family would
like to extend a thank you to Dr. Mary Sauvey, and all the family and
friends who have kept Ray and his family in their prayers.
Lyndahl Funeral Home
1350 Lombardi Avenue
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