Mt. Angel - Raymond A. Griesenauer was born August 12, 1936 in Mt. Angel, Oregon; son of Anton and Angela (Bean) Griesenauer, and passed away July 14, 2020 at home. Ray attended Mt. Angel High School and graduated in 1954. Soon after, he joined the U.S. Army and served two years in Alaska before returning to Mt. Angel, where his life as a farmer began. He was member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Angel.
In March of 2003, he married Gail Buchholz, who preceded him in death in 2011.
Ray is survived by his brother, Larry (Jeanette) Griesenauer of Salem and sister, Jeanette Moist, of Caldwell, Idaho, nieces, Dee (Brian) Burford and Niki (Jay Don) Greenwood and nephew, Kevin; step-children: Don (Lian) Buchholz, Audrey Buchholz, Monica (Wayne) Bochsler, Tom (Barb) Buchholz, and Ruth (Darren) Volbeda.
He is proceeded in death by his nephew, Scott Griesenauer.
The Rosary will be held Thursday, July 30th at 7:00 pm, with a Funeral Mass on Friday, July 31st at 11:00 am; both will take place at St. Mary Catholic Church. Rite of committal will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Mt. Angel. Unger Funeral Chapel - Mt. Angel assisting the family.
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Contributions go to St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Angel, Oregon.