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Raymond J. Franek

August 5, 1926 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

Raymond J. Franek, age 95 of Newport, passed away August 11, 2021. 

Ray was an avid outdoorsman and worked as a carpenter by trade.  He proudly served his country in the US Army. 

He is preceded in death by his wife Veronica; grandson Raymond; infant granddaughter Patricia; parents Joseph and Helen; siblings Joseph and Catherine Lighten.  He is survived by his son Duane; grandson Ryan Hatch; great-grandchildren; sisters Helen Chiarella and Marlene Knack; sister-in-law Pat Franek and many nieces and nephews. 

Memorial service will be 5:00 pm, Monday, August 30, 2021 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 – 80th Street S., Cottage Grove with visitation one hour prior.  Interment will take place at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery at 10 am, Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 30, 2021

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove
7676 - 80th Street S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Memorial Mass
Monday
August 30, 2021

5:00 PM
Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove
7676 - 80th Street S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Interment

St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
Selby Avenue and Hastings Avenue
St. Paul Park, MN 55071

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