Franksville -- Surrounded by his loving family, Raymond “Ray” L. Olley, age 82, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his residence. Ray was born in Racine on February 12, 1931, son of the late George “Walter” and Alvina (Nee: Meyer) Olley.
Survivors include his children, Gregory K. Olley, Shawn R. Olley, both of Franksville, Christopher P. (Jane) Olley of Racine; his four grandchildren, Allison, Luke, Jackson and Katherine; brother and sisters, Francis “Doc” Olley of Franksville, Sr. Michelle Olley, Sr. Betty Olley, both of Racine; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Dee (Ben) Sisemore of Stafford, VA, Elaine Myers of Arlington, VA, Gladys Olley of Franksville, Gail Olley of Lakeland, FL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Rev. Edmund Olley, Donald Olley, and David Olley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Ricardo Martin officiating. Private interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Thursday from 4:30 p.m. until time of Mass at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Catherine’s High School, Raymond and Nancy Olley Fine Arts Scholarship, have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888