Raymond P. Spurzem, age 75, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at his home in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 10:00 A.M-1:00 P.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Raymond Peter Spurzem was born on October 31, 1946, in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. He was the son of Raymond and Irene (Bird) Spurzem. Raymond was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. He received his education in Robbinsdale, and was a graduate of the Robbinsdale High School Class of 1964.
On April 11, 1970, Raymond was united in marriage to Arlene MacDonald at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Golden Valley, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with three children, Toni, Gene, and Terry. Raymond and Arlene resided in Cokato, and later moved to Hutchinson, Minnesota. They shared 52 years of marriage.
Raymond was a Boiler Maker Local 647 and worked for various companies in a five-state area. He retired in 2003.
Raymond enjoyed camping, four-wheeling. He also loved working on cars and over the years had many different vehicles. He loved the demo derbies at all the county fairs and would often be in the pit area helping the drivers. During his retirement he started to work on riding lawn mowers for racing, and enjoyed this very much with his family. There wasn't a car, lawn mower or anything mechanical, he could not fix.
Raymond passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at his home in Hutchinson, at the age of 75 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Raymond is survived by his:
Wife, Arlene Spurzem of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Toni Lynn Stone of Winthrop, MN;
Terry and Stacy Spurzem of Cokato, MN;
Grandchildren, Emerson Stone, Darren and Paige Stone, Alan and Paige Stone, ShyAnne Spurzem, Isabella, Otillia, Calvin, Adelina, Emelia, and Flynnigan Spurzem. Great Grandchild Dalilah Stone;
Many other relatives and friends.
Raymond is preceded in death by his son Gene Spurzem, and his Parents, Raymond and Irene Spurzem.