After her husband, Lorne, retired in 1989, they traveled the United States where they made many friends.
They enjoyed visiting their children and grandchildren.
On October 18, 1980, Will was united in marriage to Pamela Fisher at Winner, SD. To this union three children were born: Brian, Katie, and Andy.
Will was a supervisor of the American Creek Conservation District, a member of the Reliance Jaycees, an RACD charter member, and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.
His creative side came through in poetry he wrote, paintings, playing music, and the fun cartoon doodles he always drew. 6, 1934, in Dimock, SD, the son of Fernand and Elizabeth (Kummer) Schoenfelder. The couple lived most of their lives in the Sioux City area, where they owned and operated K-D Fir Farm, a mink ranch, for 25 years as well as Fashion Fur.
In addition to his wife Twyla, Ray’s surviving family members include three children and their families– Sioux Falls residents Guy and Pamela, and their children Charysh, Miranda, and Garrett; Presho, SD residents Tim and Rita and their sons Todd and Mike; and Vivian, SD residents Dawn and Pat and their children Cody, Arielle, and Jeff. He attended school in Kennebec, SD and graduated from high school in 1951. In later years, he worked for Custom Wood Works until retiring in 2007.
He grew up on the White River bottom, where he learned to grow up tough after being bitten by a rattlesnake.