Raymond Wirtz of Winfield died Tuesday morning, April 21, 2015 at his home.Born on July 15, 1939 in Caldwell, he was the son of Roy Orville and Anna Evelyn (Ferguson) Wirtz. He was raised and received his education in Wellington, graduating from Wellington High School in 1958.A veteran of the Vietnam War, Raymond proudly served his country in the United States Army where he was in the Engineer Corps. He was honorably discharged on April 27, 1964.He was united in marriage to Norma F. Adams on September 28, 1973 in Wellington. He was employed for General Electric from 1969-1971. He later worked for AT&T and Southwestern Bell as a computer technician, covering the state of Kansas. The couple moved to Winfield in 1996 and he retired on May 2, 1998.Raymond was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association.His family includes: His wife: Norma of the home; His sons: Doyle Wirtz and wife Kathy of Arkansas City, KS; Adron Wirtz and wife Kim of Winfield, KS; and James Wirtz and wife Andrea of Sapulpa, OK; His daughter: Kendra Allen of Arkansas City, KS; and His sisters: Almetta Iverson and husband Dennis of Wellington, KS; and Wanda Peterson of Wellington, KS; His half-sister: Desi Lu Scott; and His 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 27, 2015 at Miles Funeral Service. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.Memorials have been established in Raymondâ€™s name for Johnsonâ€™s Vet Clinic, and the Cowley County Humane Society. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.