Raymond E. Hitsman, 76, of Plymouth, peacefully passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 20, 1944 in Devils Lake, ND to Lloyd and Esther (Bebermeier) Hitsman. Ray graduated from Howards Grove High School with the Class of 1962.
In February 1992 he was united in marriage to Nancy Bostwick.
Ray was an Operating Engineer for 25 years. He retired from Buteyn- Peterson Construction in 2006. He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his Harley with his wife. His family was his pride and joy, he loved spending time with them creating lasting memories.
His is survived by his wife Nancy, five children: Jeff (Charlie) Hitsman of Cleveland, Vicki (Bill) Fischer of Glenbeulah, Kevin (Special friend April Justinger) Hitsman of Plymouth, Keith Hitsman of Clintonville, and Gail Hitsman of Glenbeulah, eighteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, sister Lucille Schuh, eight brothers-in-law and six sisters-in-law. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, six sisters, his father and mother-in-law Raymond and Grace Bostwick and twelve brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Zimmer-Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton RD. Sheboygan. All COVID 19 guidelines will be followed. Burial will take place on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Howards Grove.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sharon S. Richardson Hospice in Ray's name.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Sharon S. Richardson Hospice for their care, compassion and support.
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W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083
W2776 State Hwy. 32
Howards Grove, WI 53083