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Raymond Strouth

July 6, 1948 — May 14, 2017

Raymond "Ray" Strouth, age 68 of Faribault, MN, died on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis following an extended illness.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault. Interment will be at the St. Lawrence Cemetery in Faribault.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements are with the Parker Kohl Funeral Home of Faribault.

Raymond Matthew was born on July 6, 1948 in Faribault to Raymond and Lenora (Reuvers) Strouth. He attended Faribault schools and later trade school to be a mechanic. He took his skills to Dokmo Ford in Northfield working his way up to Sales and Service Manager. Ray was employed at Dokmo for 21 years until injuries from an auto accident prevented him from working. He was united in marriage to Sandra Swanson on October 8, 1966 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Faribault. Ray was extremely proud of their 50 years in marriage. He was a hard worker and spent much of his spare time fixing cars and motorcycles. Ray and Sandy operated Strouth South Cedar Shores Resort for many years. He took great pride in building their cabin. Ray was very sociable and enjoyed his time with family and friends. Including great memories from trips to Mexico with friends.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandy Strouth of Faribault; seven siblings, John (Sharon) Strouth of Faribault, Maryjane Mayer of Maplewood, Patricia Gustafson of Faribault, Rosemarie Cassem of Palm Springs, CA, Laurie (Troy) Page of Sugar Creek, OH, Lisa (Doug) Krippner of Elk River, MN, and Jeanne Irwin of Owatonna; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Richard and Anthony Strouth.

Cemetery Details

St. Lawrence Cemetery
2830 2nd Ave. N.W.
Faribault, MN, 55021

Visitation

MAY 18. 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Divine Mercy Catholic Church

139 Mercy Drive

Faribault, MN, US, 55021

http://www.divinemercy.cc

Mass of Christian Burial

MAY 18. 10:30 AM

Divine Mercy Catholic Church

139 Mercy Drive

Faribault, MN, US, 55021

http://www.divinemercy.cc

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