Obituary: Raymond Kukanich
Raymond Arthur Kukanich, age 85 of Rhinelander, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. Ray was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Eagle River to Joseph and Julia (Kauzlaric) Kukanich. Ray was drafted into the Army and served during WW II.
Ray is survived by his daughters, Debra (“Jack”) Schaefer and Lisa (Thomas) Norling; two grandchildren; his sister, Julianna (Don) Densow; brothers, Joseph (Alice) Kukanich, Julius (Betty) Kukanich and Quentin (Patty) Kukanich; sister-in-law, Edith Kukanich; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; and his brother, Leon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Sunday, Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church. Visitation for Ray will take place Saturday, Feb. 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Carlson Funeral Home and 12:30-1:30 Sunday at the church. (Carlson Funeral Home)