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Service Information
Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Lake, MN
Thursday, April 6, 2017
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4-8 PM

Rayburn (Ray) Roland, age 88 of Buffalo passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1st, 2017.

He was born on June 14, 1928 in Aitkin, Minnesota the son of Herbert J. Anderson & Alice V. (Granholm) Nelson.

Ray was a Corporal in the US Army as a tank mechanic serving in the Korean War.

Ray was formerly employed as a salesman before becoming a business owner in the concrete industry. He and Muriel were members of The Airstream Club and traveled the country with the club.

Ray also enjoyed playing cards with his high school friends and with his wife June. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed snowmobiling and playing golf. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved his family very much!

Survived by his wife: June; seven children: Gary (Nancy) Anderson, Mark (Sandy) Anderson, Linda (George) Elsenpeter, Kay Anderson, Jacalyn Jacobs, Diane (Mike) Brickley and Donna (Kevin) Koecher; 20 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; step-children: Barbara (Chuck) Erickson and Craig (Laurie) Anderson; many step grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren; nieces and nephews: other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his first wife Muriel Lavern Anderson, a granddaughter Meghan Brickley, a son-in-law: Roger Jacobs Jr., his parents, two brothers, a sister and two step children Sandra and Cleve.

Funeral Services for Rayburn Anderson will be held on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2060 County Road 6, in Long Lake.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5th from 4-8 P.M. at the funeral home. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday morning.

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  1. Rosemarie Finnegan

    My deepest sympathy for the loss of a fantastic father, he was definitely a great man.


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