George Franklin Raabe, age 81 went to his eternal home on July 8, 2013.
He was born on February 21, 1932, a son of the late George and Meta (Scholz) Raabe.
He attended Bethesda Lutheran Grade School and Lutheran High School, both in Milwaukee.
He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1951 to 1954.
On July 18, 1953 he married Jean Ritger. On July 27, 1963 he married Louella (Burkart) Cutsforth. George was employed by the Milwaukee Boston Store and Raabe Paint Co., retiring June 1, 1991 after 34 years. He also was a bartender for many years working at the bowling alley and restaurants in Cascade and the Five Pillars in Random Lake.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Louella of Cascade, Three daughters: Dawn Raabe of Pleasant Prairie, WI., Debby (Jesse) Downing of Kenosha and Cherie (Pete) Konen of Plymouth. He is further survived by six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, one brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law.
Funeral services will be held on Friday morning, (July 12th) at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cascade. Rev. Richard Bidinger, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call at the CHURCH on Friday morning from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in George’s name for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Sheboygan Lutheran High School.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving his family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.