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Wednesday September 1st, 2021
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Raymond John Loutsch

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be directed to the family for a cause to be decided at a later date.  Please send to 38397 160th Street LeMars, IA.

Raymond J. Loutsch, age 96 of Oyens, IA died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living in Remsen, IA.            

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father Timothy Pick officiating and Deacon Dan Goebel assisting.  Burial will follow at St. Catherine Cemetery in Oyens, IA.  Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, there will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Visitation will resume from 9-10 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.   

Raymond was born Nov. 13, 1924 at rural Granville, IA the son of Emil & Rose (Hunt) Loutsch.  In March 1931 Raymond moved with his family to near Oyens, IA where he received his education at St. Catherine’s Catholic School in Oyens.  He was then a farm laborer in the Oyens area.   

On April 23, 1946 he married Joan Goebel at Granville, IA.  The couple farmed near Oyens until retiring on the farm in 1985.  Joan passed away Jan. 12, 2012.   

Raymond was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and St. Catherine’s Columbus Club. 

Survivors include his five children, Suzanne Brummer of Denison, IA, Joyce (Thomas) Pick of LeMars, IA, Connie (Randy) Ortmann of Remsen, IA, Marian (Jim) Wess of LeMars, IA, Charles (Kim) Loutsch of LeMars, IA; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary (Ben) Wells of Cherokee, IA; one sister-in-law, Wilma Loutsch of Dysart, IA. 

He was preceded by his parents, one granddaughter, Amy Lynn Loutsch, one grandson, Kevin Ortmann, one great-granddaughter, Gabrielle Pick, one son-in-law, Walter Brummer, five brothers, Orville Loutsch, Robert Loutsch, Ronald (Lorna) Loutsch, Jerome Loutsch, William (Rose) Loutsch, one sister, Dorothy (Robert) Kilker. 

Casket bearers will be Angie Conley, Erin Nielsen, Keith Ortmann, Kyle Ortmann, Marc Pick, Chris Pick.

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I am sorry to hear of Ray's passing. It was a pleasure to help him, when needed, at Bavarian Meadows.

Lori Schnoes Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

One of the kindest and wisest men I ever met. I had the opportunity to make him dinner one time. He told me he loved my pig feet, greens, beans and corn bread . Love listening to him talk to me about his childhood and his wonderful journeys through life he was amazing m...

Amanda McLeod Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Ray's passing. I was so glad that I got to see him this summer and all of you as well. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Jeannette

Jeannette M Loutsch Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Kyle and Family, please accept our sympathies. The entire Team @ Insane Impact. Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Raymond John Loutsch by Tod Puetz.

Tod Puetz Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With heartfelt condolences, Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Raymond John Loutsch.

Tribute Store Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Ray you will be missed. All my years going up I loved to visit with you. Ya you could tell a great story. Loved to hear about your trip to Germany and all that was included in that. May you rest in peace uncle Ray.

Barb Heeren Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My sympathy & prayers to all the family in the loss of Ray. What a life he has lived and now will be home with those who left before him. You are all in my thoughts. Sue (Kayser) Miller

Sye Miller Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM