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Raymond Bernard Nitz

Raymond Bernard Nitz
Born: Aug 11, 1924
Died: Jul 15, 2014

Raymond Bernard Nitz went to the Lord on July 15, 2014 at Northern Montana Care Center.  Ray's memorial service will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Hill County Electric Hospitality Room, 2121 Highway #2 West, Havre, MT.   
Born August 11th 1924, Raymond grew up the fifth of seven children in the Wagner community west of Malta, Mt.  He graduated high school at Wagner.  Raymond married Dorothy Bebee at Cree Crossing on November 18, 1944.  Raymond worked most of his life in fields related to farming and ranching except for the short while that he was a Fuller Brush salesman.  Right after that he managed the Super America store in Havre for a number of years.  In the mid 70’s they bought the Hingham Grocery and served that community for a number of years.  Ray also worked for surrounding farmers while they owned the grocery.  They moved to Great Falls in the mid 90’s and spent 13 years there.
 Years spent dancing whenever they could and volunteering with RSVP.  In their later years they moved to Havre to Northern Montana Care Center where their children could be closer to them and their needs.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy, 2 children, Georgia (Allen) Chinadle of Hingham and Larry (Linda) Nitz of Havre and 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. 

Public Guest Book

Jul 24th
Nancy Pegar
I was saddened to see Ray passed away. I loved Ray and Dorothy, they were kind, hard working, honest people. I worked for them many years ago. Sending prayers of peace for your family.


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