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Ray R. Duve Sr.

March 19, 1950 ~ January 15, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Ray R. Duve Sr.

Saginaw, Michigan

 

Ray Ronald Duve Sr., age 71 of Saginaw passed away Saturday January 15, 2022, at Aleda Lutz V.A. Medical Center after a long illness due to Crohn’s Disease. Son of the late Harvey and Fanny (Schaeding) Duve, Ray was born March 19, 1950, in Saginaw and was a 1968 graduate of Buena Vista High School. Following high school, Ray enlisted with the U.S. Navy From 1969 to 1973 and was a mechanic on the T-28 Engine while stationed in Florida.  He married Rosezan Morrison on September 26, 1969, and with that union they welcomed Ray Jr., Patrick, and Holly.

After serving his country, Ray returned to Michigan and worked at a number on manufacturing jobs. Many years later, after being laid off due to lack of work or closing of factories, Ray retired after being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.

He was member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Surviving is his wife, Rosezan; 3 children, Ray (Julie Townsend) Duve Jr., Patrick and special friend (Monique Capps) Duve, and Holly (Brandon) Schaffner; 5 grandchildren, Jacob, Braeyden, Nicholas, Adam, and Emma Rose; and 1 sister Barbara (George) Rousseau.

In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his brothers, Harvey, and Virgil Duve; his father and mother-in-law Frank and Lorraine Morrison; 1 niece; 2 nephews; 2 great-nephews; and 1 great-great niece.

Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave in Saginaw with Pastor William Hessler officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery and where Full Military Honors will be accorded.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of friend’s choice.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cederberg Brietzke Funeral Home
403 N. Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602

Visitation
Thursday
January 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cederberg Brietzke Funeral Home
403 N. Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Cederberg Brietzke Funeral Home
403 N. Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602

Committal
Thursday
January 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery
4810 Brockway
Saginaw, MI 48638

Military Honors
Thursday
January 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery
4810 Brockway
Saginaw, MI 48638

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