Ray W. Monson

Ray W. Monson

Birth
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 2 May 2016 (aged 82)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 162094658 · View Source
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Funeral services for Ray Monson will be held 11AM Saturday May 7, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy, MN with Pastor John Kerr officiating. Burial will take place in the LeRoy Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Hindt Funeral Home of LeRoy, MN is in charge of arrangements.

Ray Monson age 82 of LeRoy, MN passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, MN.

Ray W. Monson was born December 31, 1933 in Austin, MN to Carl and Elva (Erickson) Monson. He graduated from Adams High School in Adams, MN. On June 7, 1959 Ray was united in marriage to Monna Dunn in Spring Valley, MN and they later divorced. Ray worked on his farm and did carpentry work in the LeRoy area. Ray enjoyed reading, mowing the lawn, his guns and hunting with his brothers. He especially adored his family and grandchildren, they brought him most joy. Ray was a humble and kind man, leaving a wonderful impression on everyone that met him. He was a man of few words but meant what he said.

Ray is survived by his children Patricia "Patty" (Todd) Stockdale of LeRoy, MN, Rhea (Patrick) Steinkamp of LeRoy, MN and Diane (Stacy) Jech of Grand Meadow, MN, 8 grandchildren Anne Hansen Gathje, Reed Hansen, Chelsea Rich, Sarah (Patrick Grobe) Rich, Tony Steinkamp, Samantha Steinkamp, Dylan Jech and Max Jech, 5 great grandchildren, sister Shirley (Leslie) Tapp of Dexter, MN and brother Alan (Nadine) Monson of Belvidere, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Elva and son, Christopher.

Photo and obiturary was published by Hindt Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Barbara Lamb
  • Added: 3 May 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 162094658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray W. Monson (31 Dec 1933–2 May 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 162094658, citing Le Roy Cemetery, Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Lamb (contributor 47618326) .