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Raymond Long

Raymond Long

Tuesday May 25, 1943 Friday July 5, 2019

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Obituary for Raymond Arthur Long

Raymond Arthur Long, age 76, of Nisswa, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Essentia-St Joseph’s Medical Center. Ray was born on May 25, 1943 in St Paul to Fayeworth and Margaret (Green) Long. He married Kathleen Ekleberry on May 28, 1966 in St Paul. Ray served his country in the US Navy. He was an insurance agent for Farmers Insurance for 34 years. Ray will always be remembered for his great sense of humor. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying snowmobiling, hunting and fishing.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, Kathy; daughter, Susan Snyder of Rogers; son, Steven (Gloria) Long of Mounds View; grandchildren; Cole Snyder, Bradley Snyder, Kylie Long, Jared Long.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents; sister Katherine Harrington.
Funeral Service for Ray will be on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11AM at Christ Community Church in Nisswa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be amongst family at Roselawn Cemetery, in Roseville.
Caring for Ray & the Long Family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home
218-829-3581
www.halvorsontaylor.com

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    Friday July 12, 2019 |
    Christ Community Church of Nisswa
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    Friday July 12, 2019
    Funeral Service for Ray will be on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11AM at Christ Community Church in Nisswa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be amongst family at Roselawn Cemetery, in Roseville.

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Ryan D. Buell

So very saddened to hear of Ray's passing! I have known Ray since the Gold-Coat Days at the U of M. When Ray and Kathy moved to the lakes area he found us in Pequot Lakes. He helped me with the remodel on my clinic over 10 years ago. We always loved to see his smiling face at our office! He will be missed! Love to Kathy and family!

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Kimberly Liebeg

I will always care and love you you Ray you have always treated me with respect
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Barbara Hinch

I worked with Ray at Wal-Mart. What a wonderful man in so many ways. Loved his family & especially his wonderful wife Kathy. Always got a hug & a great smile. Rest In Peace Ray.
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