May 5, 1921 - October 4, 2014
Raymond Erwin Wille, 93, of Hampton, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa. He was born May 5, 1921, near Klemme, Iowa, to Cornelius J. and Marie (Thiemann) Wille. Raymond graduated from Klemme High School in 1938 and served his country in the United States Navy during World War II where he sang in the Blue Jacket Choir and was stationed on a hospital ship near the end of the war. Raymond was united in marriage to Margie Mae Blumer on May 12, 1942, in Klemme, Iowa. They had three daughters together, Margo, Marian and Jodie. Raymond spent his career farming first near Meservey and then Klemme raising corn and soybeans and feeding cattle and hogs. Raymond served on the Klemme Co-op Board, the Klemme School Board, and many other church and community organizations. He was a member of the Immanuel Reformed Church of Klemme. Margie passed away on October 12, 1974. Raymond married Alice Maier (Boyenga) on July 18, 1975, and moved to Hampton, Iowa. He was a member of the Hampton United Methodist Church and Hampton Lions Club. In his more active years he enjoyed golf and dancing. He continued staying active until very recently at the Franklin Wellness Center. Raymond always enjoyed playing cards and "Aggravation" with this children and grandchildren. He could be counted on to keep everyone up to date with sports, weather, and a variety of television programs. Raymond is survived by his wife, Alice, of Hampton, daughter Marian (Randall) Greiman of Garner, and their children Shana (Ryan) Cash (son Garett) and Stacy (Aaron) Husk (daughter Lydia), daughter Jodie (Gerry) Bredlow of Spencer and their children Dustin Bredlow (daughter Callie), Kelly Bredlow, and Ashley Bredlow, step daughter Sandy (Ron) Murphy of Hampton and their children Trev (R.J.) Murphy (children Keegan (Becca) Murphy, Kylie Murphy, Shawn (Shellie) Murphy (and their children Cameron, Carter and Ella Murphy), step son Mark Maier of Floyd Knobs, Indiana and children Jason Maier and ( son Riley), Rebecca Maier (children Skyler, Steven, Natalie Thompson), step daughter Kimberly (Dallas) Hansen of Hampton and their children Tanner Whipple, Makenzie Whipple, Josh (Renee) Hansen (children Sidney, Sawyer and Kennady), Jake (Courtney) Hansen (daughter Kenley), He is also survived by sisters Ruby Blanchet of Ruthven, Adala Bailey of Britt, and brothers Glen (Anna Lou) Wille of Garner, and Darwin (Opal) Wille of Sun City, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Margie, daughter Margo Mae Johnson, sisters Norma Rockow, and Ada Rockow and brothers Steward (infant) and Aaron Wille. .
Raymond Erwin Wille, 93, of Hampton, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa. He was born May 5, 1921, near Klemme, Iowa, to Cornelius J. and Marie (Thiemann) Wille. Raymond graduated from Klemme... View Obituary & Service Information
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