June 12, 1935 - November 15, 2016


Raymond Aloysius Sufka, age 81, Burtrum, MN, died Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital, Melrose, MN.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, MN.

Raymond was born June 12, 1935 in Langola Township, Benton County, MN to Albert and Elizabeth (Roszeck) Sufka. He served in the United States Army. Raymond was employed by Grants Department Store, Roma Pizza as a salesman and for St. Cloud Lindsay Water Conditioning.

Survivors include son, Raymond N. Sufka of Carver, MN; daughter Brenda (Len) Levinski of Avon, MN; special friend and companion, Sue Rotty of Burtrum, MN; sisters, Betty Chirhart of St. Cloud, MN; Emma Rassier of Sartell, MN; four grandchildren, Laura (Randy) Hammond, Susan Swanson, Natasha Sufka and Tyler Sufka; and two great grandchildren, Emily and Owen Hammond.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Catherine and Hattie, and eight brothers, John, Joseph, Blaise, Edwin, Albert, Andrew, Lawrence and Nicholas.

Memorials are preferred to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.