Age 83. Passed to his eternal home on August 15, 2019. Preceded in death by son, Jeff Amerman and brother, Emil Buresch. He suffered greatly due to his health, but never complained. He graduated with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. His interests were many and varied. Ray was an eternal optimist. Ray is survived by the love of his life, Gwen; sons, Todd Amerman (Sue), Ken Amerman (Teresa), daughter-in-law, Nancy (Jon Otto); 6 beloved grandchildren, Joe, Tony, Ruth, Torie, Sydney and Rachel, two sisters-in-law and five nephews. Celebration of Life Wednesday, August 21, 11 AM with visitation one hour prior at Messiah United Methodist Church, 17805 County Road 6, Plymouth. Private interment at Ft. Snelling. Memorials to Messiah United Methodist Church or Bloom Early Learning Center.