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Ray Bruggman

July 31, 1939 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 82)

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Ray Bruggman, 82, of Aitkin and formerly of McGregor died Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Rivers Edge Assisted Living in Aitkin.  He was born July 31, 1939 to Paul and Sophie (Kehn) Bruggman.  He was a veteran of the United States Military, worked for the Aitkin County Road Department for 20 years and owned and operated a small engine repair shop in McGregor.  He was preceded in death by both parents and wives: May Bruggman; and Rhonda (Rollie) Bruggman whom he was married to for 26 years; his twin brother Roy Bruggman; and step-son Donovan Horsman, who just passed away on December 19, 2021.  He is survived by 3 biological children: Jennifer Bruggman Kej, Janet Bruggman, and Ray Bruggman Jr.; and 2 step-daughters: Tammy Sundberg, and Dawn Evans; plus many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends.


Ray is being cremated, and his wishes were to hold no public services.  Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery next to his wife, Rhonda Bruggman.  Arrangements are with the McGregor Funeral Home & Cremation Services in McGregor.  Go to to leave a message of condolence or if you wish to send a card or flowers the address is: Tammy Sundberg, PO Box 158, McGregor, MN 55760. Thank you in advance. Ray is super special to our family and will be forever missed

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