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December 8, 1936 – Sunday, October 23, 2016

Service Information
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Buffalo, MN
Monday, October 31, 2016
10:30 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Sunday, October 30, 2016
4:00 to 7:00 PM

Ray Sturges Little, age 79 of Buffalo, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Arizona. He was born December 8, 1936 in Buffalo, Minnesota, the son of Ray James and Myra (Sturges) Little.

Ray was baptized as an infant at the Presbyterian church in Buffalo. He was later baptized and confirmed at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.

He attended Buffalo High School and was a livestock dealer for 60 years.

On June 24, 1959, Ray Little and Marlene Eull were united in marriage in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Ray’s greatest joy was his grandchildren. He enjoyed dancing, swimming, hunting and fishing. He also had a love for horses and cattle and enjoyed his farm in Pierz, MN. Ray also enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren in their horse event and school sports activities.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Myra Little; brother, Jim Little (Connie); brother-in-law, Walt Spike; and nephews, Jeff Little and Todd Little.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marlene Little; children, Casey Schultz, Ray James Little (Laurie), Colleen Little (Jimmy), Pat Little (Debbie), Bonnie Kuka (Mike); grandchildren, Kristie Schultz (AJ), Emily Schultz, Casey Schultz, Chad Little (Brittany), Charlie Little (Megan), Shaun Little, Jessie Kuka (Adam), Mike Kuka, Tom Kuka; great-grandchildren, Layne, Payton, Hunter, Cash; sister, Kathryn Spike; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Casket bearers will be Ray’s grandchildren: Kristie Schultz, Jessie Kuka, Emily Schultz, Chad Little, Mike Kuka, Casey Schultz, Charlie Little, Tom Kuka and Shaun Little.

A visitation will be held Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Further visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to Mass.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, October 31, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Paul Shovelain as Celebrant.
Interment at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo.

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  1. Laura White

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Little family.


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