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Raymond Valentine "Ray" Linz
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1923
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 2011
Cold Spring
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Raymond "Ray" Linz, 88


July 6, 1923-July 12, 2011

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Raymond Valentine Linz, age 88, who died Tuesday at John Paul Apartments in Cold Spring. Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. Parish Prayers will be at 4 p.m. followed by a rosary with the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Order of Foresters and Catholic United Financial. Visitation will continue from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Ray was born in Richmond, MN to Otto and Anna (Albers) Linz. He married Catherine Rausch on September 20, 1948 at St. Catherine's Church in Farming, MN. Ray farmed in rural Richmond his entire life. He enjoyed playing cards, telling stories of early years, visiting with others, especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Knights of Columbus, Catholic Order of Foresters, Catholic United Financial and Farming Sportsman Club. Survivors include his sisters, Geraldine Geers, Josephine Rausch; children, Donnie (Patty) of Richmond, Harry (Yvonne) of Foley, Caroline of St. Joseph, Roger (Sue) of Sauk Rapids, Renee (Arnie) Dingmann of Clear Lake, Cheryl (Chuck) Schaefer of St. Martin, Daryl (Elaine) of Big Lake; 20 grandchildren and 36+ great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Catherine in 1977; infant son; sisters, Viola, Jeanette, Marion; great-grandson, Zachary Buckentine 
Family links: 
  Otto Linz (1892 - 1956)
  Anna Albers Linz (1897 - 1956)
  Catherine Angeline Rausch Linz (1920 - 1977)*
  Infant Linz (____ - 1959)*
  Raymond Valentine Linz (1923 - 2011)
  Jeanette Clara Linz Buerman (1929 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Area SW, Row J, Lot 47
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jul 14, 2011
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Raymond Valentine Ray Linz
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Raymond Valentine Ray Linz
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Raymond Valentine Ray Linz
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 Added: Aug. 12, 2011

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