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Raphael E. (Ray) Klueh

March 15, 1935 June 20, 2018
Raphael E. (Ray) Klueh
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Obituary for Raphael E. (Ray) Klueh

Haubstadt, IN

Raphael E. (Ray) Klueh, age 83 passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Evansville, IN.
He was born March 15, 1935 in New Boston, IN to the late Paul and Anna (Mercker) Klueh. He resided in St. James, Haubstadt, IN for the last 47 years.
Ray retired from Danco, Inc. in 1997 and was a member of the Carpenters Union Local #549 for 54 years.
He was also preceded in death by his sisters Mary Magdalene Bolin and Ester Claycomb.
He was a 47 year member of St. James Catholic Church, also a member of the Knights of Columbus #2215, Knights of St. John #345 and Haubstadt Chamber of Commerce (Haubstadt Sommerfest, Inc.).
Ray enjoyed playing shuffleboard, horse shoes and had a strong love for Ford Automobiles. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending time with family, friends and his best furry buddy, Theo.
He is survived of by his wife Wanda (Cronin) to whom he would have been married 65 years on July 7th, his daughters; Debbie (Jeff) Bosse of Long Boat Key, FL, Dawna (David) Luigs of Haubstadt, IN, his son; Doug (Cindi) Klueh of St Joe, IN.
His grandchildren; Glenn (Melissa) Stroessner, Adam Luigs, Alissa Luigs, Jenna Klueh and great grandchild; Harrison Stroessner.
3 sisters; Charlotte Hubert of St. Croix, IN, Virginia Deller of Dale and Kathy Vaught of Tell City.
2 brothers Leon Klueh of Tell City and Kenneth Klueh of New Boston, IN.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 23rd at St. James Catholic Church, Haubstadt, IN with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 22nd at Wade Funeral Home with a Rosary service beginning at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will also be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Church.
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