Enumclaw resident Ray Limbo, 93, died Nov. 13, 2015.
He was born Oct. 11, 1922, in Leed, S.D., to Charles and Irene Limbo. He was a well-loved member of the Enumclaw community, honored with carrying the Olympic torch through the town in 1996. He worked at Boeing for many years, followed by employment at Rainier School in Buckley, from which he retired. From 1956 to 1960 he kept a small dairy just outside of town to keep himself busy. He was an accomplished electrician and an avid bowler. The Masonic Lodge was a main focus of his life. He achieved many things during his membership including founding the Masonic Junior Achievement Awards, starting the Mile of Food drive for the Enumclaw food bank and becoming secretary of the lodge. He was well known for his balloon animal-making skills, he played the role of a clown for the Shriners and was a worthy patron in the Eastern Star.
He is survived by his son Andy Limbo and wife Sue of Puyallup; daughter Addie Rasmussen and husband Jim of Loon Lake near Spokane, Wash.; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Masonic Lodge in Enumclaw, 42810 264th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw, 98022.