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Ray Freeburg

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Funeral services for Mr. Ray Freeburg, 84, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at First English Lutheran Church of Spencr. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer.

Ray passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home of Spencer.

John Raymond "Ray" Freeburg, the son of Martin and Edna (Falline) Freeburg, was born June 24, 1923, in Spencer. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Following high school, he began farming.

Ray married Virginia Ann Moeller on June 25, 1944, in Royal. Following their marriage, they farmed until 1963, when Ray started a career with Farm Bureau Insurance, serving as division manager and then manager with Clay County Farm Bureau Insurance. Following his insurance career, Ray sold farm real estate in the Spencer area. He purchased Lost Island Golf Course in Ruthven, which he operated for several years. He was a life long member of First English Lutheran Church, a 4-H Leader, Farm Bureau, Hereford Association, and Golden K Kiwanis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers: Wesley and Dale Freeburg.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.