Ray Trigg

Aug. 26, 1933-July 1, 2014

LAKE BENTON – Services for Ray Trigg, 80, of Lake Benton will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Lake Benton. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be in St. John’s Immanuel Cemetery near Verdi. Arrangements are provided by Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Lake Benton.

He died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

Ray Arnold Trigg was born Aug. 26, 1933. to Lindsy and Anna (Bruns) Trigg on the farm in Lake Benton Township, Lincoln County. He attended country school through the eighth grade and then helped on the family farm and worked for various farmers. On May 29, 1964, Ray married Jean Sandberg in Luverne. Their union was blessed with five children. Ray had a crop and dairy farm in Verdi Township. When he retired in 1994 he continued to live on his farm, and later moved into Lake Benton.

Ray enjoyed farming, fishing, gardening, playing cards, watching the Minnesota Twins, and working puzzles. He especially enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren.

Ray is lovingly remembered by his children, Annette Frappier (and friend David Johnson) of Ward, S.D., Allen (and Tami) Trigg of Lake Benton, Sharlyn (and Mike) Tiedeman of Lake Benton, Daryl (and Tracy) Trigg of Lake Benton and David Trigg of Lake Benton; nine grandchildren, Amy, LeAnn, Kayleen, Alyna, Christiana, Brett, Andrew, Brooklyn, and James; two great-grandchildren: a brother Robert (and Lorraine) Trigg of Verdi; three sisters, Marian Trigg of Pipestone, Bernice (and Larry) Whitaker of Norwood and Darlene Meyer of Pipestone; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Earl and Leonard Trigg.

Blessed be his memory.