Raymond GrefsrudRaymond Grefsrud, age 93, of Hawley, MN, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Viking Manor in Ulen, MN.
Raymond Bernard Grefsrud was born on December 1, 1918 to Gust and Martina (Bratlien) Grefsrud. He was born and raised in the Rollag, MN area. He was baptized and confirmed at Parke Lutheran Church, rural Rollag. He attended school at District No. 109 in rural Clay County, MN through grade 8. Due to the onset of the Depression, he then left school to help his family on the farm and to earn additional income working for area farmers.