Raasch, Myron J. “Mike”
Age 95, went to be with his Savior August 5, 2014. He was born July 18, 1919 in Brownsville, WI to the late John W. and Maria M. (nee Schmeling) Raasch. He graduated from Mayville High School in 1937. Mike married Alice M. Van Roo February 23, 1957.
Myron was a welder for Caterpillar Tractor in Milwaukee for 35 years. He was a member of the Milwaukee Musician’s Union playing the stand up bass with local Milwaukee bands during the 1940’s 50’s and 60’s. Mike was an avid fisherman and enjoyed photography.
Myron was a life time member of the Wisconsin Lutheran Synod. He was a devoted husband and father. He loved and highly respected his two grandchildren. Mike was a generous man, and enjoyed engaging in conversation with all he knew.
Myron is survived my his loving wife, Alice; daughter, Susan; son-in-law, Thomas Wm. Medler; and his grandchildren, Jordan M. Koel and Danielle M. Koel.
Myron was preceded in death by his parent’s; his brother and sister-in-law, Lee and Helen Raasch; his sister and brother-in-law, Irene and Rev. Hans Martin; and nephew John Martin.
Private interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.heritagefuneral.com
Myron’s family would like to express their gratitude to the devoted and caring staff of Santa Maria Nursing Home, and the prayerful time and attention of Pastor Rose and Pastor Zabell, St Paul Lutheran Church, Green Bay, WI.
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