Raymond J. Hengel, 87 was born January 23, 1932 in Wanda, MN to George and Anna (Schroeder) Hengel. He married Simone Weicherding on January 28, 1961. He left school after 8th grade to work on the family farm. In 1952, he joined the Navy, after his return he worked at Del Monte as a boiler operator for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, fixing bikes, playing horseshoes, feeding and watching the birds. He was a man of many talents. He is survived by his children, Debbie (Toby) Neid, Brenda (Guy) Plotz, Dave (Amy) Hengel. Grandchildren, Rachel Plotz, Jacob (Amanda) Plotz, Alyssa Hengel, Sarah Hengel (Cesar Martinez), Crystal (Francios) Uys and Heather Neid (Justin Mitchell). Great Grandchildren, Ian, Landon and Kenley Plotz, CJ, Abriana and Adriel Martinez, Lilyanna and Liam Uys, and Brantley Mitchell. Brother in Law, Gary Weicherding and Special niece Joan Grausam. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Anna, wife Simone, brothers, Christy and Jerome Hengel, sisters, Agnes Grausam, Isabel Hoffman, Mary Ann Kotten, Brothers in Law, Tom Hoffman and Mike Grausam.