Raymond E. Gatheridge

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  • Name: Raymond E. Gatheridge
  • Location of Birth: Humboldt, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 18, 1920
  • Date of Death: January 12, 1982 (61 years old)
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    Raymond married Joan Bengston at Hallock, Minnesota in 1945. In 1952 he moved with his family to the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area and worked for the Mill Lumber Company. In 1957 he was employed by the Shorba Plumbing and Heating Company and in the early 1960's Ray worked for Itasca Heating and Sheetmetal Company. For the past years he has been employed on construction jobs as a sheetmetal worker in Minnesota and Texas.

    Raymond was a member of the Grand Rapids Eagles, Ponti-Peterson Post VFW of Grand Rapids, Minnesota and Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local 505.

    He is survived by his wife, Joan; one daughter, Laurel; two sons, Douglas and Richard; his mother, Mae Gatheridge; one sister, Alice Swann; one brother, Robert; and three grandchildren.

    Buried in Harris Township Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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