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United Methodist Church
Wednesday September 14th, 2022
2:00pm

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Raymond L. Stewart

Raymond L. Stewart, 91, of Langdon, ND, passed away quietly on September 9, 2022, at Langdon Prairie Health surrounded by his family.

Raymond was born in St. Andrews Township, Walsh County, North Dakota, on June 21, 1931. He grew up on the family farm near Drayton, ND, and graduated high school from Drayton before serving in the US Army for two years. He returned home to Drayton and married Kathryn Ann Ferguson on September 16, 1954. They lived in Petersburg, ND, and Grand Forks, ND, before he began working in the construction industry in 1965. He began and ended his career with the same company, Stone & Webster Engineering. He and Kathryn and their children, Scott and Janell, lived and worked in many places throughout his career. Ray and Kath retired to Drayton, ND, in the mid-1980s. In 2005, they made Langdon their home. Raymond moved to Wheatland Estates in 2018.

Raymond loved sports of all kinds. He played baseball and basketball in high school and later curled and played golf. He followed the Twins and Vikings faithfully. He didn’t miss many nights playing a couple games of cribbage with Scott. He was especially surprised and pleased on November 29, 2018, when “Little Raymond” was born to Ian and Theresa. He loved sending cards to all his family and many friends.

Raymond is survived by his children, Scott (Patricia) Stewart and Janell (Dick) Eklof; grandchildren: Ian (Theresa) Stewart, Elliot (Ksenia Miliutinskaia) Stewart, Dr. Jonathan (Pamela) Eklof, and Katy Mosher; ten great-grandchildren: Bethany, Raymond, Joanna & Julia Stewart, Emrie, Odin & Iva Eklof, Carter, Oliver & Graham Mosher; sister Coleyne Angel; brother Jay Stewart; and special friend Irene Anderson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn; his father, Lawrence Stewart; and his mother, Laura (Rath) Stewart.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at United Methodist Church in Langdon. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Inurnment will be at Drayton Cemetery at a later date.


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My Sympathy To You !

Janice Nuelle Sep 14 2022 2:41 PM

Our sympathy to you, Janell and Richard and family.

Richard and Jean Elke Sep 14 2022 9:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Stewart

Bob and Nadine Kempert Sep 13 2022 10:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Stewart

Colleen Brown Sep 13 2022 8:56 PM

So sorry for your loss, Janell and Richard and family.

Richard and Jean Elke Sep 13 2022 3:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Stewart

Janice Buchweitz Sep 13 2022 10:57 AM

My deepest sympathy to the Stewart family. Raymond spoke with love about his family and was proud of all your accomplishments. Raymond will be greatly missed.

Sheila Beauchamp Sep 12 2022 10:48 PM

Raymond was such a sweet and gentle man, whom we feel blessed to have known and loved. Sending lots of hugs and prayers to his dear family. (His Christmas cards were my favorite.)

Rachel, Dirk, Kaleb, Greysen and Emmy van der Woude Sep 12 2022 10:25 PM

My Sympathy to all his family & friends. Raymond was a special, remarkable man with a sharp memory. I was always amazed that he would always address everyone with their first name wherever you meet him. It was a pleasure to take care of him.

Joan Franchuk Sep 12 2022 7:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Stewart

Mary Ellen Heck. Sep 12 2022 7:12 PM

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