Raymond “Butch” Seelow

Raymond “Butch” Seelow, 63, went peacefully from his home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, March 16, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Fountain-Seelow; parents, Grady Thomas and Marion Seelow, as well as many other loved ones.

He proudly served his country as a United States Marine from 1967 till 1971 and received the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with three stars, the Vietnam Champion Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm.

Butch enjoyed many things in life, and had many stories to tell. Hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles were just the beginning.

He was a proud dad, papa, great-grandfather and friend. He is survived by many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as a whole array of many others that he cherished dearly.

A private service will take place at the convenience of the family after cremation takes place at Parkview Crematorium, Schenectady.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Butch’s family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville. Please visit and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.