Rev. Raymond Logan
Date: Tuesday April 02, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]
Private family burial of ashes in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Rochester, MN
Friday, January 23, 1925
Date of Death:
Thursday, March 28, 2019
94 years old
Rev. Raymond Logan
Rev. Raymond Logan, 94, of Rochester, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at his home.
Raymond was born January 23, 1925 in Cumberland, WI to Ray and Zoa (Hutchison) Logan.
On September 1, 1946, he married Lorraine E. Duckson in Wells, MN and together they raised seven children. The Logans were doing well on a Southern Minnesota farm when the call to fulltime ministry became too pressing to continue farming. They sold out and went to Northwestern Bible School and Seminary.
In 1951, the couple moved to Aberdeen, MD where Raymond was instrumental in starting the ministry of military evangelism and opening the Christian Welcome Center at Aberdeen, MD Proving Grounds. Raymond Logan was ordained to preach the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ on June 24, 1953.
After his move to Rochester, the first Sunday service of Faith Church was held in his home in October of 1955 and was the start of his ministry in Rochester. He was elected a trustee and treasurer at the international convention for Independent Fundamental Churches of America (IFCA) and later appointed second vice president.
Faith Sound Inc., a non-profit corporation was formed in 1972. Faith Christian School was then started in 1974 and after many years of preparation, Faith Sound Christian Radio, KFSI, began broadcasting in 1981.
Raymond was preceded in death by two sons, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He is survived by his wife of 72 ½ years, Lorraine; seven children, Dianne Stabenow, Jeanette Ihde, Darlene Becker, Tim Logan, Sally McConaughey, Pam Connelly, and Paul Logan; 27 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, WillaBelle Nelson of Rochester.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Faith Sound Christian Radio, KFSI 92.9.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home with Rev. Lyle Ihde officiating. A private family burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
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Tim and Paul: My heart goes out to you and your family at this time of your loss. Lonnie and I so loved hearing father and son on the radio over the years sharing--Paul with your father, such a blessing. Your discussions that went out over the airways was a model to us of the love between the two of you, in essence exemplifying the Father's love to us. This love you have had with your dad is very special, and the both of you shown this to Lonnie and I many times over the years. So, I say thank you to your dad for the legacy he has left; he was a faithful servant.
Dear family of Ray Logan
My heart goes out to you during this time of sorrow, yet I know you have a joy in you that he is now with his Lord and savior Jesus Christ. When I first moved to the "prairie" in 2006 I immediately went to the Pioneer Campsite realizing there was a Sunday worship there. I was in much need of Christian fellowship at the time and Ray and Lorraine were the only believers I new of in the area. Thank you Ray for teaching the truth and sharing your wisdom of the Lord with me. I am blessed that I got to spend some time with you - see you again some day when we walk the streets of gold together.
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Ray.Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.I very much enjoyed listening to his sermons.He was a very special angel of God and will be missed by all.Hugs
May the Lord comfort your hearts during this time. May His Holy Spirit strength you in hope. We will always remember Pastor Logan for his gentle manner, words of encouragement, and kind smile. IITimothy 4:7-8
I'm sorry to hear of Rev. Logan's passing. I grew up in Faith church and remember many of his sermons to this day. He was kind and gave the eulogies for my grandfather and grandmother Forrest and Maxine Campbell. This i to remember. He was a good man and his teachings follow me year to year. Bless you all in gods love.
Amy Griffis ( Campbell)
Our sincere sympathy on Rays passing. His campground church services were a big inspiration for coming to the campground.
Duane and Mary Newell
Paul, Brenda and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers as you remember Ray and the wonderful memories you shared.
One of the most Genuinely Nice people that I have ever met. I am honored to have known Pastor Ray. Thank You for sharing your love for the Lord.
To Lorraine & Family
Our hearts are saddened by Ray’s passing. Heaven has become a better place with God’s faithful servant.
Our love & prayers are with all of you.
Gene & Cheryl Bowman
To the Family of Rev. Raymond Logan,
We are so sorry for your loss. We mourn with you and also rejoice that Rev. Logan is with his savior, Jesus Christ, and can hear Him say: "Well done, good and faithful servant"!
Chuck and Nita Wallace
So sorry for your loss. Thankful for your father's gain. He is walking with Jesus and loved ones gone before.
Rev. Logan's Family,
We extend our sympathies and condolences to the family. We treasure the friendship we had with him.
With our Blessings, Dave & Rose
Deepest sympathies Lorraine and family...we always loved visiting and the stories Ray use to tell....thanks for letting us be a part of the campground....blessings and love..
David & Anne