Raymond John Krane
April 8, 1936 - March 26, 2019
Visitation will take place 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739
Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739
Funeral ceremony will take place 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739. Pastor Kathleen Rowe will officiate with cremation following.
Raymond John Krane, age 82, of Hale, MI, passed away on March 26, 2019 at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City. He was born on April 8, 1936 in Chicago, IL to Walter & Lillian (Sledjewski) Krasnewski. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University. He retired from the State of Arizona where he worked as probation officer until his retirement in 1986. He married Elsie Ortlieb on March 27, 1982 in Phoenix. Ray loved to hunt and fish, and work on construction projects. He enjoyed working on jig saw puzzles, crossword puzzles, playing cards and was an avid reader.
Ray is survived by his wife, Elsie of Hale; daughter, Vicki (Stephen) Sowards of Phoenix; grandchildren, William Sowards, Zachary Krane & Dominic Krane; brother, Walter (Rosanne) Krane of CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Krane; and daughter-in-law, Gretta Krane.
The family will receive friends and family on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm at the Hale Chapel of the Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington, Hale. Pastor Kathleen Rowe will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made in Ray’s name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hale. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
St. Paul Lutheran Church
407 South Washington
Hale, Michigan 48739