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Raymond E Carrels

February 20, 1929 ~ April 17, 2020 (age 91)


Raymond E. Carrels, 91 of Wabasha, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020, at St Elizabeth’s Health Care Center, Wabasha, MN.

Raymond Edward was born February 20, 1929, in Wabasha to Edward and Genevieve (Becker) Carrels.  He attended Wabasha Schools.  He served with the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1951 to 1953.  After schooling, he worked for the Milwaukee Railroad for three years and then was self-employed doing heavy equipment operations, house construction for himself and also for Larry Mussell Construction.  Ray made generous donations to the Wabasha County Veteran Services and to the Veterans Memorial Monument at Riverview Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his brother Eugene Carrels and his parents Edward and Genevieve Carrels.

Private services were held at Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha. 

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