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Raymond Skiera

1953 - 2016

Raymond Mitchell Skiera “Tractor Ray”, age 62 of Metz
passed away at home on January 17, 2016.

He was born April 6, 1953 in Alpena
to Edward and Frances (Orban) Skiera,

Ray graduated from Posen High School in 1971. He worked as a well
driller for Nagel Well Drilling for many years and then turned his
attention to farming which included his own vegetable garden,

Ray is survived by:
his mother, Frances;
brother, David (Loretta Ray) Skiera of Utah;
sister, Rita (Gerald) Donajkowski of Posen;
5 nephews, Michael (Shirley) Donajkowski,
Richard (Andrea) Donajkowski, Ronald (Amber) Donajkowski,
Randall (Shelley) Donajkowski and
Steven (Kelly) Donajkowski;
2 nieces, Sharon Anderson and Laura (Eric) Zuck;
6 great nieces and nephews,

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward.
Friends may gather at St. Dominic Catholic Church on Tuesday,
January 26th from 10:00 a.m. through time of his memorial mass at

11:00 a.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Ray’s family for a charity
to be decided upon later.

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