Sylvester Martin ”Raymond” Mizer 83 of Baltic died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his residence.
He was born March 1, 1934 in Tuscarawas County to the late Charles and Jemima Middaugh Mizer. He was retired from Ray Miller Trucking and served in the U.S. Army.
He was married on May 22, 1955 to the former Patricia Ruegsegger who died December 14, 2014. He is survived by his children Loretta (Kenny) Dueker of S. Carolina, Connie Gerber of Dundee, Dennis Mizer of Bolivar and Steven Mizer and Wendy Mizer both of Baltic, 8 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by 4 grandchildren, his son-in-law Larry Gerber, and brothers and sisters Clarence, Jacob, John, Elmer, Daniel, Carl, Amanda, Mary and Elizabeth.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek with Pastor Marlin Beachy officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Sugarcreek where Military Honors will be conducted. Friends may call on Thursday 10-11 AM at the funeral home prior to services. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home’s website to leave a message and sign the guest register.