Mary Ann (King) Raffesberger
Mary Ann (King) Raffesberger, 80, of Almena died peacefully at home on Sunday July 26, 2020 surrounded by her family.
Mary Ann was born June 9, 1940 in Turtle Lake to Alex and Emma (Peterson) King. She married Lawrence Raffesberger on December 14, 1957. She farmed with her family in Almena from 1957 to present. She loved spending her days gardening, baking, spending time with her family, and watching her grandchildren play sports.
She is survived by her children: Laurie (Steve) Hines, Michael (Michelle), William, James, all of Almena, Jeffrey (Mary) of Turtle Lake, Lanette (Warren) Johnson of Osceola, and Daniel (Kathy) of Chippewa Falls, eighteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, sisters Eloise Anton and Peg Strasser, brother Richard (JoAnn) King.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence, her parents, and her brother Warren King and his wife Toni, her brother-in-laws John Anton and Jon Strasser.
Private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of cards please hang a hummingbird feeder in her honor.
“If you did not laugh with me when I was here, do not cry for me when I am gone.”