Services for US Air Force Lt. Col. Raymond E. roessler, 43, of Clinton, Utah will be 10 am Friday at The Church of The Visitation In Westphalia with the Rev. Jim Harnan, Bill Smetana and Joe Baisden officiating.
Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery in Westphalia.
He died Friday, Oct. 5, in California.
He was born in Cameron to Marvin J. (Buddy) Roessler and Nelda Bravenec Roessler. He graduated from Belton High School. In 1987, he receivedhis Air Force Commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Detachment 847, Angelo State University. In 1994 he received a Master of Aeronautical Science, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Dayton Beach, Fla., in 2002 he received a Master of Science in Military Operational Art, from Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. He completed numrous Air Force related schools including Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course at Chanute Air Force Base, Ill., Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., and Air War College. He was a career aircraft maintenance officer who deployed to Operations Desert Shield and desert Storm. He also deployed in support of Operation Provide Comfort, Allied Force, Southern Watch, Northern Watch and Northern Denial, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. His current station was Hill Air Force Base, Utah. He married Annette Blakein February, 1998 and he was Catholic.
survivors include his wife Annette Roessler of Clinton, Utah; one son, Benjamin Roessler of Clinton Utah, one daughter, Abigail Roessler of Clinton, Utah; his parents, Marvin J. (Buddy) and Nelda Roessler of Blanco; one brother, Randall Roessler of Dripping Springs; one sister, Rene Roessler of Tucson, Ariz.
Visitation will be 6-8 pm Thursday at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.