Former ILM board member passes on
Last updated 9/10/2015 at 4:05pm
CASS LAKE, MN-It is with sadness that we announce the passing of former Indian Life Ministries Board member, Raymond John Smith, 82, who passed away on July 16, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona after a three-year battle with cancer.
Ray was born on June 10, 1933 at the Indian Health Service in Onigum, Minnesota. An enrolled member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, Ray was raised on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in Cass Lake, Minnesota.
At the age of 11, Ray surrendered his life to Jesus Christ, beginning a spiritual journey that would become the center of his life. As a teenager,...