Raymond W. Schlueter
Raymond W. Schlueter, 81, of Concordia, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Ernestville, with the Rev. James Dahlke officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Inurnment will be in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren: Jennifer Winston, Amy Fizer, Staci Schlueter, Jordan Schlueter, Cory Venable, Jake Venable, Ethan Borgman, Myah Borgman, Kylie Limback, Sadie Limback and Isabella Limback. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery Fund or family choice. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Feb. 6, 1936, in Ernestville, Raymond was the son of the late Elmer Schlueter and Marie Brunkhorst Schlueter. He served in the U.S. Army. On June 7, 1959, he married Norma Dierking, and they later divorced. On Oct. 13, 1979, he married Carol Pape Borgman, who survives of the home. He lived in the Concordia area and Lake of the Ozarks most of his life, and owned and operated Ray’s Construction. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church and served in various positions within the church. He was also a member of Concordia Lions Club, Concordia Civic Club and served on the Fall Festival Board and Concordia R-2 Board of Education. He enjoyed fishing, playing golf, bird hunting, watching his grandkids play sports and visiting with his coffee buddies.
In addition to his wife, Carol, Raymond is survived by two sons, Craig Schlueter and wife Valery of Buckeye, Ariz., and Jeff Schlueter and wife Tammy of Concordia; a stepson, Mark Borgman and wife Diane of rural Slater; a stepdaughter, Michelle Limback and husband Kurt of Waverly; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Hollingsworth of Gravois Mills, and Norma Nierman and husband Wendell of Laurie; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by two stepdaughters, Cheryl Fizer and Sarah Borgman; one granddaughter, Morgan Schlueter; and one brother, Albert Schlueter.