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Raymond Charles Meyer 83, of Duluth, died peacefully on Aug. 21, 2014, in the Benedictine Health Center.

Ray was born on Jan. 20, 1931, in Green Isle, Minn., to Oliver and Vera Meyer.

Ray grew up in Green Isle Minn., he went to Mora High School, then went to work in carpentry, he was a construction analyst for over 20 years for HUD (Housing Urban Development) of the United States Federal Government retiring at the age of 60. Ray enjoyed carpentry, woodworking, fishing, playing cards, and especially spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dale, Don; sister, Dorothy.

Ray is survived by, his loving wife, Helen; son, Ollie (Mary) Meyer; granddaughter, Jenna; sisters, Shirley, Kay, Mary; numerous, nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

VISITATION: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, until the start of the Mass of Christion Burial beginning 2 p.m. in the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel, 1001 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth, MN, 55811.

Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555