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Raymond Rutten

December 07, 1948 - January 08, 2020

Funeral Service - Thursday

January 16, 2020
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Thursday

January 16, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Raymond Rutten

December 07, 1948 - January 08, 2020


Raymond Rutten, 71, Fargo passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Ray was born December 7, 1948 in Fargo, North Dakota to Anton and Fredarica (Finneman) Rutten. He attended grade school in Wild Rice and high school at Central Cass before going to work on the family farm. He worked as a certified welder for many years throughout Fargo/Moorhead.

Although quiet, Ray had a big heart and would help people in need. He didn’t judge anyone and enjoyed a simple, humble life. He was very connected with where he was from, and enjoyed spending time in those places.

He is survived by his children; Brad (Trisha) Rutten, Fargo, ND, Joshua Rutten, Fargo, ND, grand-daughter; Hailey Thornton, Fargo, ND, sisters; Linda Bellamare, Fargo, ND, Bonnie Rutten, Fargo, ND and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister.


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5 responses to “Raymond Rutten”

  1. Roger Knoll says:

    May the Peace of the Lord be with you Brother
    You will certainly be missed
    I will be remembering you on the 16th looking
    down a hole in the ice on Lake of The Woods
    God Bless Cousin Roger

  2. Fred Denis says:

    Brad and Josh, sorry to hear about Rays passing we had a lot of great times growing up in Wild Rice he was a great friend and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Fred

  3. Joan Tandsater Peterson says:

    Sympathies to everyone

  4. Virginia Moon says:

    Brad so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We never get over the loss of our loved ones we just get thru it.

  5. Paul Blaufuss says:

    Ray got to be a good friend these past few years. I’ll miss Ray but his ailments and health issues are all better now! Peace and God Bless to you Brad, Josh and Hayley. -Paul Blaufuss

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