Raymond H. Maisch

Raymond H. Maisch
Date of Birth: February 12, 1934
Died on: January 08, 2018

Raymond H. Maisch, 83, of Aberdeen and formerly of Groton, died Monday, January 8, 2018.

Raymond H. Maisch was born February 12, 1934 to Gust and Emily (Aman) Maisch in Hosmer, SD. He grew up in Hosmer but spent his teen years in Stratford, SD. His junior year of high school he moved to Aberdeen and attended Central, where he played basketball. After graduating high school in 1953, Raymond joined the Army from 1953-1955. While in the Army, he was a boxer.

In 1958, Raymond was united in marriage to Mary Ann Dolney. From that marriage they welcomed five children while making their home in Aberdeen. Along with his great love for his children was his career as a barber. He attended Moler Barber College in Fargo, ND. He started his career as a barber in Huron, SD. He rounded off his career as a local barber running Ray’s Barber Shop, in Aberdeen. He worked until the age of 81 before retiring.

Raymond was enthusiastic about the outdoors in his younger years. He enjoyed going camping and hunting, his favorite was to hunt pheasants. He cherished when his kids were able to join him on those outdoor adventures. Raymond enjoyed spending time on his hobby farm and raising horses.

Grateful for having shared Raymond’s life are his five children: Douglas Grant Maisch (Aberdeen, SD), Gregory Raymond Maisch (Weeping Water, NE), Thomas Lynn Maisch (Aberdeen, SD), Jeffrey Gordon Maisch (Hutchinson, MN) and Kristi RaeAnn (Seth) Ferguson (Omaha, NE); three grandchildren: Jaggar, Andrew, and Taryn; two sisters: Bernice (Ed) Dahmer and Lorina Parden; and special friend, Phyllis Brundell.

Preceding Raymond in death are his parents, Gust and Emily Maisch; brother, Gordon Maisch and sister, Delores Bauer.

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