Raymond M. Danke (Ray Ray) age 45 of Shawano, has gone to be with the Lord. Ray passed away on October 25, 2017, in Louisiana, surrounded by family and friends. He was the son of the late Michael L. Danke, Sr. and Theresa (Bushman) Marohl. Raymond was a very fun loving guy who always wanted to make people laugh and smile; he loved spending time with family, singing karaoke and doing what he wanted. He was never afraid to try something new. He has touched many people's lives over the years, and when people think of him they smile and laugh. In 2009, Ray moved to Louisiana with his girlfriend Tiffany to begin their future together. After being diagnosed with kidney disease, Ray started his treatments to keep things under control, but sadly the Lord decided it was time for him to come home.
Ray was preceded in death by his father: Michael L. Danke, Sr., a brother: Michael L. Danke Jr., his grandparents: Emery and Ruth Danke, Mildred and Jim Lashbrook, and Sylvester Bushman. Ray is survived by his mother: Theresa (Mickey) Marohl; his brothers Chad (Gloria) Danke of Shawano, and Dewayne (Jeanine) Danke of Brillion; his nieces and nephews: Thomas (Krista) Watzka of Mishicot, Sam Watzka, Cody (Zari) Watzka, Amber Watzka fiancé (Lynwood), all of Shawano; Stephanie Danke of Seymour, Masen Danke of Brillion, Alex Fisher of Green Bay ,Jessica Danke of California, Mikayla (Zach) Faulkner of California, and many great nieces and nephews.
Raymond will be sadly missed by all. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being set up to help pay for expenses.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Fargo Funeral Home, 400 Wisconsin Avenue in Kaukauna from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM, with a service to be held at 6:00 PM. Memorials may be directed to Fargo Funeral Home, 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Kaukauna, WI 54130, c/o Raymond Danke Family.