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Ray Kress

Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Death 21 Jun 2012 (aged 61)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 92762063 · View Source
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Ray Kress, 61, of Carmichael, Calif., formerly of Fort Madison, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his place of business in Sacramento, Calif.

Born June 7, 1951, in Fort Madison, he was the son of William and Hazel Kress. He married Catherine Hembel.

Mr. Kress began work as a lighting salesman and later formed his own business, Econo Ray in Burlington, which expanded nationwide.

He graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant.

He was known to have a big heart and for helping others with their careers. He was committed to helping his community become more energy efficient.

He enjoyed tennis, swimming and socializing with friends.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Kyra Kress and Amy Kress; one son, Andy Kress; two stepsons, Andrew and James; two grandchildren; and one brother, Kurt Kress.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

The body has been cremated.


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