Heikkila, Raymond W. "Ray" (96) Born August 29, 1921 in Balsam Township, Minnesota. Died July 14, 2018, at Methodist Hospital. Preceded in death by loving wife, Genevieve. Survived by children, Joan Bagwell (Tom), Craig (Dolores); grandchildren, Michael (Kate), Brian (Tanya), Christian (Jennifer), Rosemarie (Rob); and great-grandchildren, Quinn, Chloe, Siena; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. Served in the US Army during WWII. Ray was an avid outdoorsman enjoying deer hunting, fishing, hunting for duck and pheasant. Hobbies included woodworking, where he created many furniture items for his wife, children and grandchildren. As a father, grandfather, great-grand-father he will be dearly missed. Mass of Christian Burial at St Bartholomew Catholic Church, 630 Wayzata Blvd E, Wayzata Minnesota on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Visitation one hour before. Interment at Fort Snelling Cemetery.

Published on July 22, 2018