Lexington Resident: Raymond E. Linden, age 95 (1917-2013)

Raymond Edward Linden, 95, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, at the Plum Creek Care Center in Lexington, surrounded by his family.

He was born October 19th, 1917, in Litchfield, Nebraska, to Henry and Inez (Spiker) Linden.  He attended school at Litchfield. Ray was united in marriage to Helen Benjamin in 1948, in Duluth, Minnesota. Six children were blessed to this marriage; Bonnie, Ronnie, Danny, Bobby, Roger and Donna. The marriage would later end in divorce.

Raymond’s working years were spent at Racine Foundry and American Motors in Racine, Wisconsin, farming and local hay mills.

He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church in Lexington as well as being active in the men’s group.

Survivors include his children; Bonnie (Gene) Holbrook of Lexington; Ronnie (Judy) Linden of Lexington; Danny Linden of Lincoln, Nebraska; Bobby (Janice) Linden of Cozad, Nebraska; Roger Linden of Lexington; 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Verna Schue; daughter, Donna; daughter-in-law, Carol Linden and two great-grandchildren.

The family has chosen cremation. There will be no service at this time.

A Memorial Graveside Service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

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