In Memory of

Raymond "Breezy" Wilson

June 12, 1944 - July 6, 2018
From: Farnhamville, IA | Originally: Farnhamville, IA


Farnhamville – Raymond E. Wilson “Breezy”, 74, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.

   Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at First United Church, Farnhamville with Rev. Dr. James Chestnutt officiating. Burial will be in Reading Township Cemetery, Farnhamville. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Palmer Funeral home, Gowrie. Additional visitation will be 9:00 am Wednesday until the time of service.

   Raymond Emrick Wilson was born June l2, 1944 in Jefferson, Iowa. He graduated from Paton High School, with the Class of 1962. Following his education, Ray worked various jobs in the Gowrie area. He first worked for Lizer Sale Barn, then Lee Benson Chevrolet, and then Standard Engineering in Fort Dodge. On August 20, 1966, he was united in marriage to Jane Heflin at the Paton United Methodist Church. The couple made their home in Gowrie. In 1974, they moved to Farnhamville. Ray worked at the Webster City Stock Yards until 1982, when he started buying cattle on his own. He was a member of the First United Church, Farnhamville, and the Calhoun County Cattlemen’s. He was an avid supporter and alumni of the FFA.

  He is survived by his wife, Jane; daughters, Mary Jo (Alan) Klein of Evansville, Wisconsin and Brenda Kromrie  (Robert Young) of Gowrie; four grandchildren, Adam and Jason Klein; Maureen and Blake Kromrie (Kylee Albee); Kylan Muzney (Sammi Lura); 2 great-grandchildren, Payton and Taytum Kromrie; brothers,
Rex (Virginia) Wilson of Paton, and Roger (Dorena) Wilson of Jefferson; and sisters-in-law, Ellen Wilson of Webster City, and Judy Wilson of Paton.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Nadine (Metzger) Wilson; infant sister, Victoria Wilson; brothers, Robert, Richard, and Russell Wilson and sister-in-law, Lois Wilson.

   Memorials may be left to family discretion.

SERVICES
Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at First United Church, Farnhamville with Rev. Dr. James Chestnutt officiating.
VISITATION
Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Palmer Funeral home, Gowrie. Additional visitation will be 9:00 am Wednesday until the time of service.
INTERMENT
Burial will be in Reading Township Cemetery, Farnhamville.

Condolences

Monday, July 9, 2018 at 2:39 PM
“Jane so sorry to hear the news of Raymond passing away. We have had a lot of laughs over the years and had a lot of fun back in the dancing years! We will always have these memories which will surely bring a smile to our face. Always enjoyed our visits and we will both miss him greatly. We are thinking of you sending love, prayers, and hugs! Dennis & Terry Murphy”
- Terry Murphy

Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 6:17 PM
“Jane and family, we are sadden to hear the news. We are in Ireland on vacation and are so sorry we can not be there to share in your sorrow and memories. He was a great man, very unique, as you know! Hugs and prayers to you all. Jan and Richard”
- Richard and Jan Nelson

Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 12:28 PM
“Thoughts, Prayers and Peace....Dick and Peg Wilcox”
- Peg Wilcox

Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 12:28 PM
“As a former school classmate of Raymond's, I note the loss of a well-liked man of rural Iowa wit and wisdom.”
- Mike Schilling


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