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Raymond (Ray) Edward Fields

January 15, 1937 June 2, 2020
Raymond (Ray) Edward Fields
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Obituary for Raymond (Ray) Edward Fields

Raymond (Ray) Edward Fields, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at his residence in Worthington, MN.
Ray was born on January 15, 1937, in Ocheyedan, IA, the son of Melvin and Elizabeth (Brown) Fields. He married Katherine Elizabeth Sanger on December 14, 1955. Ray served in the United States Air Force from March of 1954 to February of 1965.
After being transferred to California, he worked at Safeway Grocery Store until relocating back to Worthington in 1973 where he had a few miscellaneous jobs including becoming part owner of Key Warehouse Market. Ray then found his calling at Bedford Industries where he played a lead role in starting Bedford Trucking. He continued to work there until his retirement in 2008. Following his retirement, they enjoyed winters in Donna, TX, where they made numerous friends.
Ray is survived by his wife of 64 years, Katherine (Kathy) of Worthington; three children, Linda (Kurt) Johnson of Worthington, Alan (Nancy) Fields of Round Lake, MN, and Michelle (Charles) Anderson of Worthington; one sister, Karen (LeRoy) Coddington of Worthington; eight grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Myron (Mary) Fields, and sister Gladys (Carl) Zishka.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Private family services will follow.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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9:30 AM 6/13/2020 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/13/2020 10:30:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

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Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
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