A Mass of Christian Burial for Raymond S. Schmidbauer, of Alden, will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday in St. John Catholic Church, 2021 Sandridge Road, Alden. Burial will be in Marilla Cemetery.
He died Tuesday in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Cheektowaga, after battling bone cancer. He was 85.
Mr. Schmidbauer was an electrical lineman for 10 years with the New York State Power Authority and for 20 years with E.W. Noblett Powerline Construction. He retired in 1976.
A native of Cheektowaga, he was a member of the Bennington Historical Society and served on the Alden Central School Board from 1958 to 1963.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Dechert Schmidbauer, and a sister, Irene Stoos of Alden.