Lee Henry Radermacher
Radermacher, Lee Henry Age 87, Minnetonka, MN and Sun Lakes, AZ. Preceded in death by parents Leo and Amanda, wives Henrietta and Patty, brothers Louie & Bart, sister Marcy & brother-in-law Vince Plathe, sister Isabel and brother-in-law Robert Kraemer, brother-in-law Ron Digre, granddaughter Emily Ruckheim. Survived by special friend and partner Dori Helmer, brother Jack (Joan), sister Ramona Digre, sister-in-law Marlys, children Cheri (Karl) Wolfe, Joe (Colleen), Tom (JoEllen), Connie (Olav) Haugen, Carol (David) Narum, Cathy (Jim) Ruckheim, stepsons Peter(Denise), Drew (Erin) Keogh, 21 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. His final trail ride took him home to Heaven on New Year's Eve, 2016. He was a wonderful partner, father, grandfather, boss, mentor, role model, friend, successful business owner, avid horseman, x-country skier and community volunteer. A few of his accomplishments were 40 years plus owner of Pump and Meter Service, served in the Navy during the Korean war, Mtka Council member and Trails Task Force, Rotarian/Paul Harris Fellow, active church member/Stephen's minister, business mentor w/Score, Birkebeiner/Korteloppet finisher, 4-H Leader. His hobbies included Barbershop choir, golfing (losing many quarters) and member of horse riding groups (Dessert Caballeros in AZ & Caballeros Del Norte in MN). In all of Lee's accomplishments no matter how big or small, he lived life to the fullest. From his unconditional love for his family, committed Catholic faith to his enthusiasm for anything chocolate, Lee's gumption for life was contagious. While Lee will be missed greatly and no family gathering will be the same without his presence, his vigor for life will live on in his family and friends, and we will never forget his joyous smile and boundless love. The celebration of Lee's life will be held on Friday, January 6th at 11 AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 13505 Excelsior Blvd, Mtka, MN. Visitation at Washburn-McReavy, 1400 Main St, Hopkins, MN on Thursday, January 5th, 6-8 PM and one hour prior to the Service on Friday at church. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Shorewood, MN. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Sharing and Caring Hands or a charity of your choice. Washburn-McReavy.com Strobeck Johnson 952-938-9020
Published on January 4, 2017
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