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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Raymond "Lewis" Holden

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Raymond 'Lewis' Holden

In Memoriam

Died: July 6, 2011


Raymond "Lewis" Holden, Teacher and Dad Extraordinaire. Age 92, of Mankato, MN, died July 6, 2011. Born in Pittsfield, MA. Preceded in death by parents Charles & Anna; siblings Ed, Chet, Fred, & baby Rose. Survived by brother Bill (Helen); former wife of 30 years Rhoda; daughters Paula (Ricardo), Kathy (Joe), Lisa (Jay) and Shelley; grandchildren Austin, Carley, Marlo, Olivia, Ben, Manuel & Julia; great-grandchildren, Siera and Makayla. Lew was a Veteran of WWII, a life-long learner & educator. He valued people, art, culture, & language from around the world. Visitation July 11, at 10:00 a.m. followed by 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service and Reception at Edina Chapel, Cremation Society of Minnesota, 952-924-4100. Memorials preferred to Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201; (413) 443-7171.