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Raymond Axel Limberg

January 25, 1925 March 8, 2019
Raymond Axel Limberg
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Obituary for Raymond Axel Limberg

Raymond Axel Limberg passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019 of complications incident to age. Ray was born on January 25, 1925 to Axel Rudolph Limberg and Elsa Otilla Borg.

Ray married the love of his life, Erma Stenquist, on August 2, 1944 and they enjoyed 73 years of marriage together. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Ray was a lifelong resident of Murray, Utah (94 years).

Ray was a volunteer and later full-time Firefighter for Murray City. Ray was the first Firefighter hired full time. Dad served the citizens of Murray for over 40 years. He served as a Firefighter, EMT, Captain, and Assistant Chief. Firefighting was in his blood. Ray served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II and was a Firefighter on a fireboat. His father, Axel, was also a Firefighter. He has a son, grandson, and great-granddaughter that have followed him into the fire service, making 5 generations of Firefighters in his family.

Ray loved fishing, hunting, camping, and the great outdoors. He especially loved the camping site at Lemons Grove property in Francis, Utah. He loved his yard and gardening. His yard was the envy of the neighborhood. Ray was one of a kind. He was such a fun grandpa. All of the grandkids adored him. He was always able to relate to them on their level. Dad was always proud of and embraced his Swedish heritage.

Ray is survived by son, David (Shanna) Limberg; daughter, Sharon (Holger) Tillmann; daughter, Diane (Bob) Staley; and brother Laury (Diane) Limberg; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters, 1 grandchild, 1 great-grandchild, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS Chapel located at 67 West Clay Park Drive, Murray, Utah, with a viewing at the church prior to the services from 9:30-10:45 a.m. An evening viewing will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home, 4760 South State Street, Murray, Utah. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

A special thank you to the staff at Canyon Creek Assisted Living and Brighton (Bristol) Hospice for the compassionate care given to Dad.


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Viewing

Tuesday

12

Mar

6:00 PM 3/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray

4760 S State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray
4760 S State Street Murray 84107 UT
United States

Viewing

Wednesday

13

Mar

9:30 AM 3/13/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:45 AM 3/13/2019 10:45:00 AM
Clay Park Chapel

67 West Clay Park Drive
Murray, Utah 84107

Clay Park Chapel
67 West Clay Park Drive Murray 84107 Utah
United States

funeral service

Wednesday

13

Mar

11:00 AM 3/13/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/13/2019 12:00:00 PM
Clay Park Chapel

67 West Clay Park Drive
Murray, Utah 84107

Clay Park Chapel
67 West Clay Park Drive Murray 84107 Utah
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Murray City Cemetery Final Resting Place

5600 S. Vine Street
Murray, UT 84107

5600 S. Vine Street Murray 84107 UT
United States
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