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Steven John Ray

December 2, 1955 October 20, 2019
Steven John Ray
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Obituary for Steven John Ray

Steven John Ray, 63, Algoma, passed away October 20, 2019 at home after a four-and-a-half-year battle with ALS. He was born December 2, 1955 in Chicago, IL to Robert and Irene (DuBois) Ray. The family moved up to Algoma where Steven graduated from the Algoma High School.

Steve married Pam Meyer July 7, 1984 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Algoma

He was a co-owner of Krause-Ray Logging and later co-owner/operator of Algoma Lumber Company, Inc. from 2004 until his retirement in 2018.

Steve was very active in the community including coaching baseball, softball and basketball at St. Mary School and Algoma High School. He was an active member of St. Mary Parish and school as an usher and volunteer at the Shanty Day tent. He was also a member of St. Mary Home and School Association Board and served as the Athletic Director for many years.

Steve is survived by his wife Pam, daughter Carrie Ray and son Ethan Ray; his father Robert Ray; two brothers his twin Dan (Julie) Ray and Norman (Judy) Ray, sisters Mary (Kes) Smith and Sally (Robert) Lord; In-laws David and Donna Meyer; sisters-in-law Terry Meyer and Jamie (Rusty) Fogel, many nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his daughter Jaqueline Ray, mother Irene Ray and sister-in-law Kate Walsh.

Family and friends may gather at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. and after 9:00 AM Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM with Father Alvan Amadi officiating. Burial at a later date in the church cemetery.

The family wants to give a special thank you to all the friends and family, Unity Hospice and Adam Feest who helped and supported Steve as his ALS progressed.
Steve fought ALS with dignity and strength, living his mantra of "taking one day at a time." Go Team StingRay.

In lieu of flowers and plants a memorial fund will be established in Steve's honor.

Express your sympathy, memories and pictures on Steve's tribute page at www.schinderle.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

24

Oct

4:00 PM 10/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Schinderle Funeral Home

1600 Schinderle Ln
Algoma, WI 54201

Schinderle Funeral Home
1600 Schinderle Ln Algoma 54201 WI
United States

Visitation

Friday

25

Oct

9:00 AM 10/25/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

118 Church Street
Algoma, WI 54201

St. Mary Catholic Church
118 Church Street Algoma 54201 WI
United States

Service

Friday

25

Oct

11:00 AM 10/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

118 Church Street
Algoma, WI 54201

St. Mary Catholic Church
118 Church Street Algoma 54201 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Church Street Algoma, WI, 54201

Church Street Algoma, WI, 54201
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