Neena Kay Ingvalson, 66, was freed from her pain on June 7, 2019, in Richfield, Minn. Neena was born on June 17, 1952, in La Crosse, Wis., the daughter of Byron and Carol Olson Ingvalson. She grew up in Preston, Minn., graduating from Preston High School before attending Winona State University. She came to Minneapolis to attend barber school, and after graduating worked as a barber for 42 years, including 27 years as the owner/operator of The Wild Hair. She battled breast cancer for 16 years, outliving some doctors predictions.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved son Spencer, and her sister Loretta. She is survived by her loving husband Rick Raimo, son Nathan, brothers and sisters-in-law Dean and Susie Ingvalson, Rob and Lisa Ingvalson, Kevin and Andrea Ingvalson as well as many nieces and nephews. She loved her job and her people, and they loved her in return.
There will be a celebration of her life on Tuesday evening, the 25th of June at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville, Minn. Visitation at 6 p.m., celebration of Neena’s life at 7 p.m. She will be remembered in our hearts forever.