Raymond “Fred” Mehring
Raymond “Fred” Mehring was born March 22, 1927 to Raymond R. Mehring and Ethel Carlson in Laurium, Michigan. He passed away in his home on Sept. 13, 2018 in Martin City at the age of 91.
He is preceded in death by the love of his life, Joan Marinelli Mehring. Fred is survived by his children, Daniel Mehring, Lynn Mehring, Wendy Appel and Bonnie Mehring. He had seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. His second wife, Lenore Brabham, also preceded him in death.
He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Fred loved the outdoors. You could always find him tinkering in his garage or in the wilds of Montana or Arizona gold panning, hunting, trapping and fishing.
A military honors ceremony and memorial service will be held at 1 p.m on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at 658 Spotted Bear Road, Martin City. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Disabled American Veterans or Hospice.
Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls is caring for the family.