Raymond (Ray) Tuscherer, 81 of Apache Junction, AZ and formerly of Onaka, SD passed away
Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, AZ. Private burial to be
conducted in Mesa, Arizona.
Ray Tuscherer was born May 20, 1940, to Remy and Josephine (Binfet) Tuscherer. He lived and
farmed in Onaka, SD the majority of his life. Due to his health, he moved to Apache Junction in
the spring of 2014. He spent his time socializing with neighbors, including fellow South
Dakotans. He enjoyed card games and holidays with his neighbors at the clubhouse. He was
fortunate to have the company of many people in his neighborhood and from Onaka. He always
enjoyed and much appreciated their company. In Ray`s free time, he enjoyed woodworking and
He was very close to four of his nephews: Billy and Shane Whiteside and Justin and Brandon
Jarvis. They were able to enjoy Uncle Ray’s company on the farm and in Arizona.
He is survived by:
Siblings: Eillen Hoffart, Redfield, SD
Don (Vernita) Tuscherer, Aberdeen, SD
Sheri (Bill) Whiteside, Aberdeen
Sister-in-law Loretta Tuscherer, Lennox, SD.
Numerous nieces & nephews, great-nieces & nephews, and great-great-nieces & nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by his brother Bob Tuscherer, brother-in-law Richard Hoffart, nieces
Donnita Jarvis and Lori Ann Tusherer, great-nephew Nathan Baus, and great-great-nephew