Ray age 93, of Columbia Heights, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient in WWII. Ray is preceded in death by wife, Eleraine. He will be greatly missed by son, Leo (Jeanne); grandchildren, Liz, Tony and Jennifer; siblings, Tom (Joyce), Bennie, and Agnes Tilbury; special friend, June Ulberg. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:00 a.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4030 Jackson St. NE, Columbia Heights. Interment, Monday, August 12, 2013 11:30 a.m. Lane 4, Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to North Residential Hospice.