Raymond C. Kondzela
Raymond C. Kondzela, 91, died Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born August 12, 1929 in Edgar, son of Paul and Margaret (Brounacker) Kondzela. On October 9, 1954 he married Gloria Mikolajczyk in West Allis. She preceded him in death on November 19, 2020. Raymond worked as a machine operator for Hammerblow Corp., Wausau. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. In his younger years he enjoyed tending to his hobby farm and loved tractors. He was a kind, generous man who prayed the rosary everyday and was an avid reader .
Survivors include his children, Mary Ann (Timothy) Krueger, Michael Kondzela and Mark (Amy) Kondzela; grandchildren, Shelley, Shar, Theresa and Daniel; sisters, Delores Wedderin and Phyllis Rodesch; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and wife, Gloria, he was preceded in death by brothers, John, Leander, William and Henry Kondzela and a sister, Rose Kondzela.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 22, 2021 at Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Deacon Jim Arndt will officiate. Entombment will be in Memorial Chapel Mausoleum, Wausau. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 a.m. until services all at Memorial Chapel Mausoleum. Current social distancing protocols will be followed and masks are required for those attending. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth St., is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com