George Richard Ravnes, age 92, of Isanti, formerly of East Bethel, died at Shady Oaks Adult Foster Care on July 28, 2020. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 1 at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.
George Richard Ravnes was born January 8, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Richard and Mearl (Olds) Ravnes. His family later moved to Clayton, Wisconsin where he graduated from high school. George served in the Navy and was honorably discharged on November 24, 1948. He married Lorraine Jones on October 22, 1949 and they made their home in Bethel until moving to East Bethel in 1966. George was employed by Ford Motor Company for 30 years until his retirement. He then began G & L Sharpening Service that he operated for several years. His hobbies included playing golf, fishing and hunting.
George passed away at Shady Oaks in Isanti on July 28, 2020 at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine in 2015; 2 sisters; granddaughter, Susan; great-granddaughter, Janelle. He is survived by 3 sons, Mike (JoAnn), David, Daniel; 4 grandchildren, Keith, Kevin, Beth, Gina; 2 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jordan; and by many other relatives and friends.