Raymond Schliesmann, 71, of Monrovia and Pine Cove, died Monday, May 22, 2006 in Los Angeles of a stroke.

Mr. Schliesmann was born Jan. 9, 1935 in Racine, Wisc.

He was a retired JPL engineer and a member of the St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church.

As a part-time Pine Cove resident, he was able to realize his long-time dream of building a home in Idyllwild before he died.

Funeral services were held May 26 at Church of the Transfiguration in Arcadia. The Rev. Canon Eugene Wallace officiated. Inurnment was private.

Mr. Schliesmann is survived by his wife, Joyce Schliesmann; three daughters, Faith Schliesmann of Long Beach, Krista McAllister of Monrovia and Kelly Malky of Surprise, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.