Raymond V. Krygowski, 96, formerly of Posen, IL., died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Friendship Manor, Shakopee, MN. Born to Anton and Victoria Krygowski in East Chicago, IN., Ray is survived by his beloved wife, Sylvia (nee Hadhazy); children. Bruce, Gail (Don) Derrow, Marcia Evans (Bill Dubbs) and grandchildren, Alexis, Adrian, Nick, Lindsey, Brad, John, and James. A World War II Marine veteran of the Guam Campaign, Ray served in his later years as Commander of the American Legion Post in Posen, IL. Ray was a well-known figure in Posen as owner of Ray’s Barber Shop where he could be counted on to dispense his wit and wisdom liberally, all while practicing his skills as a “tonsorial artist.” One of eleven, Ray is also survived by brothers, Arthur and Victor and sister, Virginia. The Gill Brothers Funeral Chapels, Inc., in Minneapolis, MN., are assisting the Krygowski family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Ray may be shared at www.GILLBROTHERS.com. A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 5071 Eden Ave., Edina, MN., on April 27 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation one hour prior to Mass. A memorial service will be held in Posen, IL., at a later date.
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