Obituary: Raymond A. Bolzerek |

Obituary: Raymond A. Bolzerek

U.S. Navy veteran; restaurant owner

Raymond Andrew Bolzerek, 76, died Dec. 9, 2003, at Evergreen Mountain View Care Center in Carson City.

He was born Aug. 12, 1927, to Andrew and Theresa Bolzerek in New Miner, Wis.

He was a 20-year resident of Kings Beach, Calif. where he owned the Pine Pantry Restaurant and later the Peppermint Pit Restaurant. He moved to Oroville, Calif., where he bought a 60-acre ranch and raised cattle. He retired to Gardnerville in 2001.

He honorably served in the U.S. Navy from Jan. 1945 to May 1950. He served as a cook and quartermaster and was stationed in the Philippines during World War II.

Surviving are the Biggs families in Carnelian Bay and Gardnerville, stepchildren and grandchildren.

Graveside service and burial was Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley, Nev.

FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville was funeral director.