Obit: Hazeldick, Raymond W. (1913 - 2008)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Abrahamson, Dix, Frane, Hazeldick, Johnson, Krueger, Schroeder, Treutel, Untiedt, Weix

----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.), Vol. 48, No. 2, Wednesday, January 9, 2008, p. 15

Hazeldick, Raymond W. (8 Apr. 1913 - 1 Jan. 2008)

Raymond W. Hazeldick, 94, Abbotsford, died Tuesday, January 1, 2008, at the Clark County Health Care Center.

Raymond was born on April 8, 1913, in the town of Deer Creek in Taylor County to Henry and Lena (Schroeder) Hasseldick. He attended school in Taylor County and helped on the family farm. In 1936 he moved to Milwaukee for employment. He enlisted in the US. Coast Guard in early 1942 serving until 1945 when he was honorably discharged. He returned to Milwaukee and on May 25, 1946, he married Harriet Abrahamson. He worked at Roth Washer Company in Milwaukee, for International Harvester as a commercial printer, then farmed in the town of Mayville, worked for Colby Packaging and did tree trimming. Raymond was an avid gardener. He enjoyed fishing and playing cards. He was a charter member of the Colby VFW, the American Legion in Colby, a Colby Lions Club member, Abbotsford Senior Citizens and a First United Church of Christ member. Raymond is survived by his wife, Harriet, Abbotsford; and four nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Frieda and Amelia; three brothers, Edward, Henry and Joseph; and two nieces and nephews.

Services were held Friday, January 4, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the First United Church of Christ, Colby, Wisconsin. Rev. Kenneth A. Dix presided. Pallbearers were Howard Frane, Paul Johnson, Arnold Krueger, Davis Treutel, Harry Untiedt and David Weix. Burial was in Colby Memorial cemetery (Colby, Wisconsin). Visitation was on Friday, January 1, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. till service time at the First United Church of Christ, Colby, Wisconsin.

There were full military rites by the Colby VFW. Paid Obituary



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