Raymond Saxen, age 82, of Pierson, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:30 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville with the Rev. Tim Jones and Clif Cockburn officiating. Burial will be at the Sunset View Cemetery of Washta with military rites conducted by the American Legion Harrison F. Pedersen Post # 291 of Pierson. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. with the family present from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville is in charge of arrangements.