Raymond Vroble Obituary

Raymond  Vroble
Raymond Vroble

May 2, 1933 - April 22, 2019
Born in Lilly, Pennsylvania
Resided in Palmer, Alaska


Raymond Samuel Vroble, 85, passed away on April 22, 2019 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, Alaska. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at Silver Lake on McCarthy Road.

Ray was born on May 2, 1933 in Lilly, Pennsylvania to Michael and Mary (Shutak) Vroble. He served in the United states Army in Germany and Korea. After serving in the military, in 1958 he rode his Harley up the Alcan Highway. He lived in Strelna, Alaska from 1963 to 1983; working for Alaska Fish and Game and as a land surveyor for the DOT until he retired in 1982. Raymond had been a bachelor all his life until he met Jean at Silver Lake Lodge in 1982. On September 1, 1984 Ray married Myra Jean Bates. The couple moved to Copper center in 1983 and lived there until moving to Anchorage in 2008, and have ended up in Palmer since 2015.

Ray spent as much time as possible fishing and camping at his favorite lakes across Alaska. While talking about all the good times Ray spent with friends and fishing; Jean reflects, “He was love of my life and will be terribly missed.”

Ray is survived by his wife, Jean of Palmer, Alaska; sister, Veronica Grove of Indiana, Pennsylvania and brother, Michael Vroble of Radcliff, Kentucky.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Mary Vroble.

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