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Raymond G. Hemke

first_imgThose surviving who will cherish Raymond’s memory include his sister, Mary Ann Disch of Richmond; nephew, Tom (Cris) Riehle of Harrison; niece, Janie (Dr. Robert) Fleming of Richmond; great-nephews, Adam Riehle of New Trenton and Benjamin (Casey) Fleming of Richmond; great-nieces, Emily (Kyle) Oehler of Bright and Ryann Fleming of Richmond, and one great, great-nephew, Maverick Fleming.  He is also survived by many other relatives and friends.   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Herbert Riehle and John Disch. Memorial contributions can be directed to the New Alsace American Legion or to a Charity of Choice.  To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com.  The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Raymond Hemke. Raymond G. Hemke, of Weisburg, was born on September 25, 1922 in Weisburg, the son of Arthur and Elizabeth Hartman Hemke.  He was a sergeant in the United States Army, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, and earned 3 bronze stars.  Upon his return from service, he enrolled and later graduated from the College of Applied Sciences in Cincinnati.  He then worked as a printer for the Herald Tribune and the Lawrenceburg Register.  Raymond was the founder and a 70 plus year member of the North Dearborn American Legion-New Alsace Post #452, as well as a life-long member of All-Saints, New Alsace Campus (formerly St. Paul’s).  He enjoyed traveling the world, photography, and spending time with his family and friends.  On Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the age of 95, Raymond passed away at The Springs of Richmond after a brief illness.center_img Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at All Saints Parish, New Alsace.  Father Johnathan Meyer will officiate a Mass of Christian burial at 12:30 and burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors provided by the American Legion – New Alsace Post #452.last_img

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