In memory of
Ray E. Wurster
In memory of
Ray E. Wurster
Wurster, Ray E. 8/23/1946 - 9/15/2020 Manchester, Michigan Ray Edward Wurster, age 74, of Manchester, MI, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 23, 1946 in Tecumseh, MI the son of Edward and Roena (Gieske) Wurster. He had lived in Manchester his entire life, and he was very immersed in the Manchester Community. He retired from the Ford Motor Company Rawsonville Plant in 1999 after 35 years of service. After Ray retired from the Ford Motor Company, he worked for the Village of Manchester for 13 years as a crossing guard and also performed lawn maintenance. He was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ, the Manchester American Legion, and was involved heavily in the annual Manchester Chicken Broil. He was a Veteran, serving in the US Army in Germany. Ray also loved to garden and hunt. On August 16, 1969, he married Vicky Sue (Roberts) in Manchester, and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Tricia (Joshua) Harju of Tecumseh, three grandchildren, Brady Hieber, and Karl and Nicholas Harju, one sister, Mary Scott of Adrian, as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Annette Wurster-Hieber, and his parents. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Wurster Park, 215 W. Main St., Manchester. Visitation with the family will be held at the park from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m before the Memorial Service. Funeral directors are following current CDC recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those in attendance will be instructed accordingly; masks must be worn and social distance maintained. Those wishing to make a contribution in honor of Ray, may do so to the Manchester Community Schools Scholarship Fund, put in memo: for Ray Wurster Memorial Scholarship. Arrangements by Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home.
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In memory of
Ray E. Wurster
Wurster, Ray E. 8/23/1946 - 9/15/2020 Manchester, Michigan Ray Edward Wurster, age 74, of Manchester, MI, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 23, 1946 in Tecumseh, MI the son of Edward and Roena (Gieske) Wurster. He had lived in Manchester his entire life, and he was very immersed in the Manchester Community. He retired from the Ford Motor Company Rawsonville Plant in 1999 after 35 years of service. After Ray retired from the Ford Motor Company, he worked for the Village of Manchester for 13 years as a crossing guard and also performed lawn maintenance. He was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ, the Manchester American Legion, and was involved heavily in the annual Manchester Chicken Broil. He was a Veteran, serving in the US Army in Germany. Ray also loved to garden and hunt. On August 16, 1969, he married Vicky Sue (Roberts) in Manchester, and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Tricia (Joshua) Harju of Tecumseh, three grandchildren, Brady Hieber, and Karl and Nicholas Harju, one sister, Mary Scott of Adrian, as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Annette Wurster-Hieber, and his parents. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Wurster Park, 215 W. Main St., Manchester. Visitation with the family will be held at the park from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m before the Memorial Service. Funeral directors are following current CDC recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those in attendance will be instructed accordingly; masks must be worn and social distance maintained. Those wishing to make a contribution in honor of Ray, may do so to the Manchester Community Schools Scholarship Fund, put in memo: for Ray Wurster Memorial Scholarship. Arrangements by Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home.
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901 N Main St
Chelsea, MI 48118
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