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Raymond C. Fenter

Posted 2023-09-10 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Sep. 10, 2023 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Raymond C. Fenter, 87, departed peacefully from this earth Thursday,
Sept. 7, 2023 surrounded by family and close friends. Born on March 14,
1936 in La Junta, Colorado, he was a resident of Lake Havasu City for
over 23 years.

Ray was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American
Legion, the Elks, and the Marine Corps League. He proudly served in the
United States Marine Corps in active and reserve duty from 1953-1961.
He then became a successful businessman, having a career in the
automobile business, and later became a world-class Auctioneer after
graduating from the Western College Auction School in 1983. He founded
Ray Fenter & Assoc. Auction Company in Denver, Colorado in 1984 and lead
the company until he retired.

He loved riding his Harley motorcycles with friends and served the
Calvary Baptist Church as part of the security team. He was also a proud
member of the Marine Corps League Color Guard, Lake Havasu Detachment.
He will be remembered for his keen sense of humor and truly missed by
all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Alma M. Fenter
(Kelly). He is survived by his son, Alan R. Fenter (wife Cary) of
Streetman, Texas, daughter Shannon M. Schur (husband Rich) of Monument,
Colorado, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

His celebration of life memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Monday,
Sept. 25, 2023 at Calvary Baptist Church, McCulloch Campus, 1605 S.
McCulloch Blvd., Lake Havasu City.

Ray's final resting place will be alongside his beloved wife at Fort
Logan Cemetery in Denver.

Donations in his name may be made to the Marine Corps League, Detachment
757. PO Box 311, Lake Havasu City, Az, 86405-0311.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz- Fraze Funeral Home. To
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