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Raymond A "Butch" Mallmann
Jan. 15, 1967 - June 23, 2017
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Thursday, June 29, 2017
11:00 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Thursday, June 29, 2017
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Thursday, June 29, 2017
12:00 pm
St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
680 North Madison St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Raymond A "Butch" Mallmann
Chilton, WI

Raymond A. “Butch” Mallmann, age 50, of Chilton, died on Friday, June 23, 2017 surrounded by family at his home in the Town of Brothertown.  He was born January 15, 1967 in Chilton, son of Raymond Mallmann and the late Irene (Damrow) Mallmann.  

Butch proudly served his country as a member of the United State Army Reserve from 1984-1990.  During this time, he married the love of his life, Bonnie Propson on May 14, 1988 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Kloten.

During his life, Butch worked around Calumet County, holding positions at the Mink Farm in New Holstein, Chilton Plating, Tecumseh, and at Brillion Iron Works where he eventually became Assistant Supervisor.  

He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and was the Charter President of the Chilton Jaycees where he also had served as a regional officer.  

Butch was an avid Facebook user who couldn’t put down the games, ‘Farmville’ and ‘Mafia Wars’.  Although his online presence was monumental, Butch loved to spend time outdoors; especially time spent camping, golfing or traveling someplace warm with his family. For Butch, family was paramount.  He cherished every moment spent with his revered wife, children, sisters, cousins and many, many friends.  

Butch will be remembered for his funny and light hearted personality who was always able to lighten the mood in the most charming ways.  He was known to make the best out of every situation, including dressing up like a Ninja to go to his cancer treatment in order to brighten someone else's day.  Everyone who knew Butch loved him and will remember his big heart and generous personality.

Survivors include his wife: Bonnie; his father: Raymond; his children: Brock Mallmann and fiancé, Rebecca Van Den Elzen, Brienne Mallmann and his sisters: Beverly (Steve) Owen, Debra (Glen) Solchenberger, Cindy (Otto) Mroczynski, Vicky (Tom) Stockland, Lisa (Jay) Schwarz, Lori (Tim) Bastian, & Sherry (Joe) Bonlander. Butch is further survived by nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives, many friends, and the numerous members of “Butch’s Army”.

He was preceded in death by his mother: Irene Mallmann.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton.  Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Chilton.  Visitation will be at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 and on Thursday from 9:00 am until 10:30 am.  Following services, a gathering and celebration of Butch’s life will take place at the Mallmann residence.  In support of “Butch’s Army”, everyone attending the visitation, service, or celebration is invited and encouraged to wear the color purple, including their “Butch’s Army” shirts. 

Butch’s family would like to extend a sincere Thank You to Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology for their care and compassion shown to both Butch and his entire family.

“God gives his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers…”
 
I have such fond memories of Ray and Bonnie from the first time they came in to plan a trip to Disney to taking a cruise. Always one of my favorite couples and can only imagine the heartache you, Bonnie and the entire family are feeling. My memories of planning your adventures with always be with me. My thought and prayers are with you in this most difficult time.

Kim Schwebs (Travel Agent) - June 30, 2017


Mallmann family,
Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

Mark and Lori Fagg - June 29, 2017


Bonnie and family,
I am so sorry for Butch's suffering and his passing. I am praying for God's strength and peace to help you through this difficult time.

Laura (Greuel) Gloede (Childhood neighbor of Bonnie) - June 27, 2017


May God keep all of you close in these sad days.

Ed Rollmann (friend/teacher) - June 26, 2017


Brienne - I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this tough time. Cherish the memories and keep them in your heart. You are a very special young lady and I pray that God will give you strength for each day. Hugs!

Martha Rady (sister of John Gruber) (Friend) - June 26, 2017


Bonnie,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your husband Butch. May the many happy memories you had with Butch always be near and dear and treasured.
Dar

Darlene Kramer (Friend) - June 26, 2017


My dearest Ray...so many memories growing up. Whenever I did something with your sisters, you were never far away. Such a cute little guy with such dark eyes. You were so loved and cared for. You will be missed, but the memories will live on forever. Until we meet again my dear friend...enjoy the love we all dream of having and hug on your nana once again.

Marcia Peterson (Lifelong friends) - June 26, 2017


I am so sorry to hear you lost Butch. He was a fighter and he had one heck of a support system. May God give you strength.

Janice Marose (Fellow Cancer Soldier) - June 25, 2017


I wish to express my deepest sympathy to Butch's entire family. He was a very strong and remarkable person for everything he went through with battling cancer. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Kathy Broeckel (Friend) - June 25, 2017


What a great ,fun loving guy. To EVERYONE he met. That is why he could command an Army! I will selfishly miss your wit Ray. RIP

Pam and Buzz Laughrin (Friends) - June 25, 2017


Bonnie....I pray that you will have the strength and faith during this time. My sympathy to you and your family.

Linda Alger (friend) - June 25, 2017


I wish to express my deepest sympathy in your loss. Please take care during this tough time. Lois

Lois Wagner-Forstner (Acquaintance) - June 24, 2017


I only knew Ray for less than a year, but in that time he taught me a lot about facing adversity. Loved his sense of humor! Anyone who knew Ray is a better person because of that friendship.

Dale (Voskuil) - June 24, 2017


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