RAY CARL CULLENRay Carl Cullen, age 78, of Duluth, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at home.
Ray Carl Cullen, age 78, of Duluth, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at home.
He was born Jan. 6, 1935 in Duluth to Carl A. and Esther L. (Lindgren) Cullen.
Ray was a 1953 graduate of Duluth Central High School. He was a U S Marine veteran of the Korean War serving from 1953 – 1956. Ray married JoAnne L. Toewe on August 23, 1958 in Duluth. Ray ran the Sears Sporting Goods Dept. for many years and then worked at Diamond Tool, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Ray also volunteered for many years at St. Luke’s Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister Ruth Gunderson.
Ray is survived by his wife JoAnne; his children Gregg (Laura) of Plymouth, Minn., Terri Cullen of Duluth and Kevin (Sandy) of Woodbury, Minn.; his grandchildren: Matthew, Bryan, Katie, Cody, Courtney, Tyler and Luke; his nephews: Dave, Scott (Mary), Dan, and Craig (Nancy) Gunderson, all of the Seattle area; and many close friends and neighbors.
A GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Dougherty Funeral Home with Rev. Kari Jutila officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the Duluth Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials directed to Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 4430 McCulloch St., Duluth, Minn. 55804 would be appreciated.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. Second St., Duluth, 727-3555.
Comments posted on this page do not reflect opinions of Forum Communications Company. Forum Communications Company does not endorse and is not responsible for any statement, opinion, advice given or made. All replies are subject to approval and must follow Forum Communications Company guidelines concerning statements of libel, personal attacks or defamation of character. Replies in the "Talk About It" section that criticize a person by name may not be posted, unless that person is openly involved in a public issue. Comments written in all capital letters or bold print will not be considered for inclusion in the forum.