Raymond J. Fettig, 83 of Fargo, died on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Rosewood on Broadway Nursing Home in Fargo, ND.

Raymond was born on May 1, 1928 to Anna and Wendlin Fettig in Bismarck, ND. After graduating from high school, Raymond worked for Bismarck grocery for 3 years. Raymond married Helen C. Magelki on May 9, 1949 at the Catholic Church in Mandan, ND. They moved to Fargo in May 1949.

Raymond served 2 years in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. He served overseas as an Electrical Diesel repairman and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Raymond was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1954 and returned to Fargo, ND. He worked as a letter carrier for over 30 years with U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the Fargo Eagle's Club and St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Raymond enjoyed refinishing wood furniture, working on automobiles and visiting with friends and neighbors.

Raymond is survived by his children: Nancy Smestad (Gary) of Fargo, ND; David Fettig (Toni) of Moorhead, MN; Daniel Fettig of LaHabra, CA; sister Betty VanNorman (Murray); and one grandchild Robin Fettig.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Helen; his parents; 1 sister and 1 brother.

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