Raymond Enderson Obituary

Raymond Glenn Enderson
Ray Enderson
Raymond Glenn Enderson

December 30, 1937 - February 23, 2011
Born in Estherville, Iowa
Resided in Dallas Center, IA
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Ray Enderson, 73, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. Funeral services will be held 11:30am Monday at the First Presbyterian Church in Dallas Center, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter.

Ray was born and raised in Estherville and served in the US Marine Corps from 1956 – 1959. While on leave during Christmas in 1958 he met his future bride, Ardyce Lauritsen. They married on June 4, 1960. Ray worked at John Morrell for nine years and chose a new career and worked for Webb Implement in Estherville. In 1973 they moved to Dallas Center and Ray worked at John Deere in Dallas Center, Bohrofen Implement in Grimes and later at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. He opened his own business, Enderson Automotive, in Dallas Center and retired in 1993.

Ray is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ardyce, his sons, Neil (Stephanie) of Blue Springs, MO, Paul (Deanna) of Redfield, Glen of Dallas Center and Chris of Dexter; 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, his father, Clarence Enderson of Estherville, and one brother Robert (Nita) of Beaufort, NC. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Enderson.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Dallas Center.


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First Presbyterian Church
1204-13th Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Monday, February 28, 2011
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
First Presbyterian Church
1204-13th Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Monday, February 28, 2011
11:30 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Monday, February 28, 2011
2:00 PM