Raymond Charles Levenson, 84, Ogema, died in the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, on Friday, June 29, 2012. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 7, 1927. He served his country in the United States Army Signal Corps during WWII in the European Theater of Action. He was married to Myrtle Pearson in Prentice on June 25, 1949. He was employed by the White Motor Company as Parts Manager. He retired in September of 1989 after 40 years of service. He and Myrtle move to Ogema at the time of his retirement. He was an active member of the First Lutheran Church of Ogema. In his free time he enjoyed travel, the outdoors, deer and grouse hunting, snowmobiling, yard work, cooking, handiwork around the house, playing cards, Saturday morning breakfasts with the guys, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by Myrtle, his wife of 63 years; by three children, Raymond, Minneapolis, MN, Nancy (Kenneth) Nikkila, Westboro, and Michael (Cindy), Riverside, CA; by three grandchildren, Ken, Kevin, and Sean; and by four great grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas, Nash, and Kendra. He is preceded in death by one brother, Ed.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 2, at the First Lutheran Church in Ogema with Pastor Rick Hall officiating. Interment will be in the Prentice Cemetery in Prentice. Friends may call at the Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice on Sunday after 4:30 P.M. and at the church on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Pallbearers at the funeral service will be Kevin and Kan Nikkila, Kenneth Pearson, Floyd Nelson, and Ralph Lucht.
The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.