Raymond Joseph Finkler

May 9, 1943 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 77)


Age 77, of Big Lake.  Passed away on November 1, 2020.

A true handyman, Ray spent his life working on things.  He was a skilled woodworker, welder and small engine mechanic.

He is preceded in death by his birth parents, John and Sylvia Burzinski; adoptive parents, Walter and Bernice Finkler; brother, Russell Finkler; sister, Marie (John) Tutt.

Ray is survived by his wife of 41 years, Marilyn; children, Charmaine (Larry) Koppinger and James Krob; grandchildren, Christopher, Brandon and Alicia Sundberg and Nicholas and Andrew Koppinger; nephew. Scott Finkler; other family and friends.

He was an N Scale model train enthusiast with a large set-up that overtook  the basement.  A true Minnesotan at heart, he enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting, but most of all he loved the MINNESOTA VIKINGS.

Private Family Services Due to Covid.

Condolences may be sent to:  Marilyn Finkler, 7901 Pleasant View Drive, Spring Park, MN 55432.


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