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Former Iowa Governor Robert Ray passes away

Robert D. Ray
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DES MOINES – Robert D. Ray, former long-time Iowa governor, passed away Sunday morning from an illness. He was governor from 1969 to 1983.

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement Sunday on the passing of former Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray:

“Governor Ray’s legacy lives on in the millions of people that he impacted as a tremendous statesman for Iowa and our nation. His civility, courage and common-sense governing set a high standard for those who followed.

“May our prayers and thoughts bring peace to First Lady Billie Ray, her daughters and family at this time.”

Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg issued the following statement Sunday on the passing of former Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray:

“Governor Ray was a giant in Iowa history, and he left an indelible mark on this state. He will be remembered as a leader who earned the respect of Iowans of all backgrounds and beliefs. May he remain a role model to us all.

“Cari and I send our sincere condolences to the Ray family.”

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Im sure that Trump could find something negative and disparaging about our Honorable Gov Ray. Rest in peace you were a good and faithful servant!

I wonder if Terry Bumstad will come back for the funeral.

Brain Dead is busy fighting the Trade war. He’s in way over his head

Rip Robert you were a very good man, and will be missed

A good man gone.

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