Raymond J. Roszkowiak, age 84, of Delano, died peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2010, on his farm, surrounded by the love of God and his family.
He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Franklin Township, to Thomas and Sophia (Gruba) Roszkowiak.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Sophia Roszkowiak; sisters and spouses Bernice and Edward Otten, and Lorraine and Ambrose Brown; infant brother Joseph Roszkowiak; and a grandson, Joseph Roskowiak.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children Susan Roskowiak and George Roers, Randy and Sandy Roskowiak, Richard Roskowiak, and Ronald and Sharon Roskowiak; 16 grandchildren and spouses: Bobby and Heidi Roskowiak, Andy and Becky Roskowiak, Nick and Becky Roskowiak, Justin and Shea Roskowiak, Amanda and Paul Merz, Ben and Carly Roskowiak, Nicole and Aaron Marquette, Aaron Roers, Rocky and Kristina Roskowiak, Chris Roskowiak, Anna Roers, Jeremy Roskowiak, Rachael Roskowiak, Alex Roskowiak, Michaela Roskowiak, and Cody Roskowiak; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, April 8 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. The Rev. James Livingston con-celebrated the Mass with Rev. Thomas Balluff and Rev. Frank Wampach. Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Delano.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Watertown/Delano.