The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 1, 2013

Ray Allan Ready


— Ray Allan Ready



  Ray Allan Ready, (1973-2013), died unexpectedly on Nov. 28, 2013, of a heart attack.

    An informal celebration of Ray's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday  Dec. 7, 2013 at Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato Mortuary with a visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. A reception will follow the service.

  Ray loved motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats, and all things that went  "Vroom - Vroom."  He attended  Minnesota State University - Mankato (A.S.) and Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Orlando, FL, becoming a Certified Harley Davidson Technician.  Ray worked at Harley Davidson dealerships in Ft. Myres, FL, and  Mankato, MN.  He was most recently employed at APT Machining and Fabrication in Kasota, MN.

     He is survived by his parents, Kirk and Sandra Ready of Madison Lake, MN, a sister, Karen, and her partner Andy Ripka, of Delano, MN, his maternal grandparents, George and Florence Kohan, of Eden Prairie, MN, formerly of St. Louis Park, MN, and  several aunts, uncles, and cousins.