Raymond (Ray) Stanley Dykas Jr. AKA The Squirrel Whisper , 68 , of Cudahy, WI passed away February 19,2021 surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born August 28th, 1952 in Milwaukee , WI. to Ruth Zbichorski and Raymond Dykas Sr. He defied the odds during his first days of life, he was born premature and the doctors told his mother he would not survive but she still took him home. His mother gave him the nickname Button because he was small enough to fit into a shoe box.
Raymond is survived by his daughter, Brenda and son, Raymond Dykas III, along with his grandchildren Anna and Logan.
He comes from a large family, 3 sisters, 7 brothers-. Diane ( Gary) , Ronnie, Richie, Kenny ( Maggie), Johnny (Meg), Mikey ( Camille), Wayne( Sheila) ,Debbie (Steve), Donna (Curt) and Gary (Becky).
He was a Maintenance Mechanic by profession. He loved working on/fixing machines. He could fix anything! Few of his places of employment were George Myer , EZ Painter and Patrick Cudahy.
He is now with his beloved pets Shadow, Winnie and Squeakers, enjoying a Pabst and Old Gold cigarette.
Quotes by Ray Dykas Jr.:
“Dress clothes never go out of style”
“This is good furniture, they don’t make furniture like this anymore”.
Family is honoring Ray’s wishes and there will be no funeral service. Donations can be made in Ray’s name to Sip & Purr Cat Café 2021 E Ivanhoe Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53202 sipandpurr.com (414) 585-0707 or any animal shelter/rescue center.
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