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Faye M. Ray

September 9, 1925 — January 7, 2021

Faye Ray, 95 of Kingsley, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, IA.  Private family funeral services will be held at Rohde Funeral Home.  Burial will be Kingsley Cemetery.  Rohde Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.  Online condolences may be sent to

Faye was born September 9, 1925, Whiting, IA, the daughter of Russell and Mae (Sherman) Polly.  She grew up in the Whiting area graduating from Whiting High School in 1943.  Following high school, she and Marvin “Dick” Ray were united in marriage on April 13, 1946 and made their home in Kingsley where they raised their family.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas (Marsha) Ray, Kingsley, Kevin Ray, Sioux Falls, SD, daughters, Jackie (Frank) Stanfield, Salix, Patty (Doyle) Parrish, Dakota City, NE and Shelly (Mark) Livermore, Moville, grandchildren, Mike (Devi) Ray, Matt Ray, Mindy (Cory) Dunne, Kris Stanfield, Derek (Heidi) Stanfield, Tammy Parrish, Teresa (Shane) Parrish, Rachel Ray, Dustin (Lisa) Livermore, and Lakin (Caleb) Hancock.  Faye is also survived by sister-in-law, Jeannie Polly, Whiting, along with 20 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents, husband, “Dick”, son, Jerry Walker Ray, brother, Dale Polly and sister, Bonnie Ray.

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