Ray A. Stuckemeyer
December 30, 1947 - July 3, 2021
- August 21, 2021 | 12:30 to 4:30 P.M.
Bowes Creek Woods Forest Preserve
9N420 Crawford Road
Elgin, Illinois 60124
Ray A. Stuckemeyer, age 73, of Rural Burlington, Illinois, passed away July 3, 2021 after a long fight with heart disease and cancer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to Norbert and Eleanor Stuckemeyer, the eldest of seven siblings. Although being born in Chicago, at an early age his family moved to the Burlington area where Ray met his future wife. Ray graduated from the University of Illinois in 1973. Ray enjoyed solitary pursuits and gardening gave him much satisfaction.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Barbara; two daughters, Amanda Stuckemeyer and Anna (Dave) Keehler; two grandchildren, Victoria Keehler and Eden Keehler; brother and best friend Roy (Julie) Stuckemeyer; sister Pamela (Michael) Davis; brothers, Dale Stuckemeyer and Kurt Stuckemeyer; aunt Dolores (George) Steinhardt; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Rhonda (Tom) Nielson and Karla Beeson, and son-in-law Curt Sunderlage.
A celebration of Ray’s life will be held 12:30 to 4:30 P.M. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Bowes Creek Woods Forest Preserve, 9N420 Crawford Road, Elgin, Illinois 60124. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by August 12th. Text or call Anna 630-673-1204. If you’d like to wear orange, that was Ray’s Favorite color.
Contributions in Ray’s memory may be made to: METAvivor (metastatic breast cancer support), metavivor.org or the American Heart Association.