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Raymond "Ray" Mohning

April 3, 1933 — March 21, 2021

Mesa, Arizona:     Raymond "Ray" Mohning, 87, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Kingsley, IA, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at his residence in Mesa, AZ.  A visitation will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. with the family present during this time at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, IA.  

Ray was born to Louis Henry and Minnie (Wilhelmina Wiebke) Mohning on April 3, 1933 in Le Mars, Iowa. He grew up on the family farm near Oyens, Iowa attending country school. Ray graduated from Le Mars High School in 1951. He spent his first years out of school farming and married Cardula Murray, daughter of Cal and Bridget (Madden) Murray on November 25, 1953 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Kingsley, Iowa. He entered the military on January 17, 1955, serving for two years with the US Army in Amberg, Germany. When he returned home to Le Mars, he went to work for Gamble-Skogmo, Inc. The company soon transferred him to Worthington, Minnesota, Yankton, South Dakota and finally Mitchell, South Dakota where he spent eight years as credit manager. In 1970, Ray moved his family of seven into a farmhouse north of Kingsley shere he returned to farming. After two years he moved the family to town and set up shop as a general contractor, calling his business Ra-Moh Construction. He spent many years working construction until he retired (sort of). Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing and Scootch's. In 2019, when his health and mobility started to fade he moved to a 55+ community in Mesa. AZ where he enjoyed spending time in the sun. He passed peacefully in his home on March 21, 2021.

Ray is survived by his daughters, Judi (Mike) Dugan and Cheryl Lenz, sons, Bruce (Sally), Bryan (Nita), and Brad (Vicki) Mohning. Grandchildren, Kevin (Krista) Dugan, Gina Dugan, Dede (Raymond) Clark, BJ, David, Desiree, Janice, and Brittany Mohning, all of Arisona and Olivia Mohning of California along eith several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews that will be missing him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, in-laws, and brothers, Arnie, Merlin, Louie, and Hank, sisters, Alverna, Esther, Norma, and Helen. He was also preceded by his grandson, Calvin Mohning.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

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