Friday, March 1, 2013
Tragic I-94 crash, drowning victims, liquor sales on Sundays, and Big Thrill Factory: Check out what people were reading on Minnetonka Patch last month.
Here’s a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Minnetonka Patch in February. Did you catch them all? Click on the headlines below to read the full story. • Minnetonka Couple Dies in Monday Crash on I-94 • Two Victims Pulled from Icy Waters of Grays Bay Were Trapped for 'Nearly an Hour' • Should Liquor Be Sold on Sundays? • Minnetonka High School Principal Asks For Modesty; Doesn't Ban Yoga Pants • YouTube Clips Show 'Hopkins' Students Smoking, Vandalizing Restroom • Big Thrill Factory Rec Center Coming to Former Kmart in Minnetonka • Plans for Popeyes Chicken, Bakeries and Business Closures: West Metro Business Roundup • Former Student Teacher From Minnetonka Sentenced for Photo Incident • High-End Prostitute Arrest, …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The lives of Sean Ray and Judy Reid will be celebrated in a memorial service on Saturday, March 2 in Minneapolis.
Monday, February 25
Sean Lionel Michael Ray, 49, was killed in a car crash near Barnesville on Feb. 18, which also claimed the life of his beloved partner, Judy Reid. Sean was born in Manitou, Manitoba, Canada, in 1963 to Grayce (Cassidy) Ray and Timothy Ray. As a youngster, he moved with the family to various locations in the United States, settling in the Fargo/Moorhead area in 1970. He graduated from Fargo South High School in 1981 and attended North Dakota State University, excelling principally in his passion, soccer. The lives of Sean Ray and Judy Reid will be celebrated in a memorial service scheduled for noon on Saturday, March 2, at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Avenue South in Minneapolis, with reception to follow. See Sean Ray's full …
Judy Reid was killed in a President's Day car crash on I-94. Saturday would have been her 49th birthday.
Monday, February 25
Judith A. Reid, age 48, of Minnetonka, passed away Feb. 18, 2013 in a motor vehicle accident, which also claimed the life of her beloved partner, Sean Ray. Preceded in death by her father, John, and brother, Jeff. Judy was born in Albert Lea, MN and enjoyed fishing and camping. She was employed by Medica as a customer service representative. Survived by mother, Jane Reid; sister, Jean (Mark) Sabre; sister-in-law, Monica Reid; niece, Lillian Reid; nephew, Jacob Reid; and many special relatives and friends. A memorial service, for both Judy and Sean, is Saturday, March 2 at 12 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Reception following at Lakewood Reception Center. Memorials preferred to donor’s favorite …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Judith Reid and Sean Ray, both of Minnetonka, were killed on Interstate 94 in blizzard-like conditions. Evan Ray, a student at Minnetonka High School, remains in a Fargo hospital.
On their way to a funeral in Fargo, a man and woman from Minnetonka were killed in a crash on I-94 on Presidents' Day. Judith A. Reid and Sean L. Ray, both 49, died in the crash. (Click on their names to read their obituaries.) The family was heading to Fargo for Ray's father's funeral. Sean Ray's father, Timothy Ray, was an artist from the Fargo area. Sunday was the opening of his career retrospective at the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks. At 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb, 18, Reid was driving a Buick Park Avenue westbound in the left lane near Barnesville when she tried to pass between a semi and a snow plow that was working on the shoulder, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The car hit both vehicles and then stalled in the…