April 15 1943 to October 17 2021
It is with great sorrow that the family of Raymond Lamar McBride “Ray”, announces his unexpected passing October 17, 2021 after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Kathy, daughters Shanna (Scott) Martin, Andrea (Mike) Hansen, granddaughter Sam Hansen and grandson Trevor Hansen, brother in law Jim (Donna) Kahl, sister in law SanDee Lloyd and other family and friends.
On April15, 1943 Ray was born in Williston, ND to Andrew and Beryl McBride. He grew up in North Dakota and graduated from Dickinson State University. He had a strong faith in God and was a member of the Episcopal church throughout his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Beryl, his sisters Margaret Jean and Julie, his brother in law Harley and his niece Kay.
The only thing Ray loved more than golf was his family and friends. His recollection of details made him a wonderful storyteller, but he was always ready to listen and offer advice or support. He was so proud of his family, especially his granddaughter and grandson who called him Papa Ray. We will always remember his dry sense of humor, quick smile and his unforgettable bear hugs.
The visitation will be from 2pm-4pm Saturday, October 23, 2021, there will be a brief prayer service at 4pm held at Thelen Funeral Services, W309S4840 Commercial Drive, North Prairie, WI—NW corner of Hwy’s 83 and 59.
For those unable to attend, those wishing to share a memory or those wanting to just sign the on-line guest registry, please click the “Share a Memory” link below Ray’s name.
Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting the McBride family.
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