August 27, 1935 – July 25, 2020
Racine – Raymond George Feest, age 84, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, in his recliner at home, on Saturday, July 25, 2020.
A lifetime resident, Ray was born in Racine on August 27, 1935 to the late Oswald and Mary (nee: Henkes) Feest. His father died when Ray was 2 years old, and Mom died when Ray was only 14. His older brother, Charles, took over in raising their family. Ray graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in 1953. Shortly after, on July 17, 1954 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ray was united in marriage with his childhood sweetheart, Janet Mary (nee: Ahnen). Following, Ray went on to earn his accounting degree from Dominican College, Masters from Marquette University & tax law studies from Northern Illinois University. Ray served our community for over 56 years as a well-respected CPA, establishing many lifetime friendships with clients. In addition to operating his accounting firm, Ray taught accounting at Dominican College, UW-Parkside & UW-Whitewater.
Ray was a loving husband to Janet, Father to his 7 children; Grandfather to 22 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Avenue, at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Visitation will be in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Friday (TONIGHT) from 4-7 p.m. (There will not be visitation at church on Saturday morning). You may witness the service livestream on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. by visiting the web link of https://youtu.be/ddVQjohFBdM. You may also view the memorial video slideshow on the funeral home website beginning this afternoon. In memory of Ray, memorials to St. Monica’s Senior Living have been suggested. Please visit funeral home website for complete obituary.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY
4600 COUNTY LINE ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT
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