Freddie Ray Banta

April 27, 1935 – February 27, 2023

TORRINGTON – Freddie Ray Banta was born on April 27, 1935, and passed away on Feb. 27, 2023. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Eunice, his siblings, Jim, Myrna and Dale, and his beloved wife, Beth. 

He is survived by his daughter, Glenda, and her husband, John Preston. 

Fred loved farming and being outdoors. He was a quiet and reserved man, but he loved a good joke and cherished his friends. He believed strongly in honesty, hard work, generosity and being a good neighbor and will be remembered for always being there to lend a hand. 

As per his wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send their condolences to the family at