Raymond Wick

March 18, 1926-Sept. 09, 2018

Raymond Wick, 92,

Minot, died Sunday, Sep-

tember 09, 2018 in a

Minot nursing home.

Raymond was born

March 18, 1926, in

Columbus, ND to Anton

and Annie (Stensrud)

Wick. He spent his youth

in Columbus. After com-

pleting school, he was

employed by the City of

Columbus for a number of


Raymond inducted into

the US Army on June 29,

1944 in Ft. Snelling, MN.

He served his country

honorably and discharged

from active duty on June

12, 1946.

Raymond was united in

marriage to Beverly

Huizenga on October 2,

1954 in Minot, ND. They

made their home in

Minot. Raymond was em-

ployed in the construction

industry as a bricklayer

with both Mackley &

Mattson Construction

Companies. He spent the

latter part of his working

years employed by the

Minot Area Vocational

Workshop, now known as

KALIX until his retire-

ment. Beverly passed

away on March 19, 2008.

Raymond was a

member of Cornerstone

Presbyterian Church and

Eagles Aerie of Minot. He

also maintained a MN La-

borers Union membership

for many years. He played

softball enjoying many

tournaments in his young

years. Ray loved watching

anything sports, but en-

joyed baseball and foot-

ball games most as a fan

of the Minnesota Twins

and University of North

Dakota Sioux. Pinochle

was his card game of

choice playing for hours

with family and friends.

Raymond enjoyed listen-

ing to old bands that

featured country music.

He will be missed dearly

by all who shared in his


Raymond is survived

by his children, Marie

(Rodney) Greene –

Bismarck, ND, Karen Kat-

terhenry, Sunset, LA,

Russell (Bobbie) Wick,

Westminster, CO and

LeRae Fladstol, Great

Falls, MT; grandchildren,

Stephen McCollum, Amy

Dover and family, Brad

Lacer and family, Deidre

Greene, Daren (Jade Stan-

islowski) Greene and

Nathan Wick and family;

sister-in-law, Vi Huizen-

ga, Minot; dear friend,

Tawny Quist, Minot and

numerous nieces and


Raymond was preceded

in death by his parents,

wife, Beverly, grandson,

Dustin Greene, sisters, Lil-

lian Larson and Alice Tay-

lor, brothers, Carl, Elvin,

Glenn, and William Wick,

nephew, Brian Huizenga

and half-sister, Bertha.

Funeral service: 11:00

a.m. Monday, September

17, 2018 at Cornerstone

Presbyterian Church,


Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot

Visitation: Sunday,

September 16, 2018 from

1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

at the Thomas Family

Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials are preferred

to organizations that bene-

fit the treatment and

research of macular de-


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