Raymond I. Ferrari, age 83 of Aitkin formerly of Cuyuna died at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. He was born in Crosby on February 15, 1937 to John and Amelia (Kosnitch) Ferrari. He served as a Specialist in the U.S. Army. Ray married Catherine “Cathey” Bjerkness on February 15, 1994 in Brainerd. Ray was retired Police Officer from the Crosby Police Department with 34 years of service, and a retired Crosby Fireman.
Ray is survived by sons, Mike (Allison) Ferrari of Emily, Mark (Shanon) Ferrari of Cuyuna, Tony (Diane) Ferrari of Lincoln, CA and Ted (Jennifer) Ferrari of Baxter; daughter, Amanda (Tim) Jensen of Pillager; a brother, Bob Ferrari of Crosby and two sisters, Delores “Dodo” (Bob Geske) Waffensmith of Deerwood and Glee (Keith) Lundgren of Crosby; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Preceding Ray in death are his parents; his wife and one brother, John “Jinx” Ferrari.
A memorial service is being planned for after the 1st of the year. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
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