Obit: Struck, Ralph J. (1919 - 2009)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Struck, Welk, Seefeldt, Crosmer,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) December 16, 2009
Struck, Ralph J. (31 March 1919 - 11 December
Ralph J. Struck, 90, of Spencer died Friday
evening, Dec. 11, 2009, at the Marshfield Care
Ralph was born March 31, 1919, in Exland to
Albert and Clara (Welk) Struck. He was united in marriage April 15,
1941, to Dorothy A. Seefeldt at Veefkind Lutheran Church in
Spencer. Before moving to Marshfield two years ago, Ralph and
Dorothy farmed near Chili for 60 years. Ralph was happiest
playing in the dirt. A master gardener, he grew strawberries, red
and black raspberries and prize-winning potatoes. People at
the farmers’ market always looked for Ralph’s delicious
produce. When not in the garden, Ralph was a craftsman and
musician. He loved to entertain people by playing one of his
handmade guitars and singing. Ralph was a member of Christ
is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Marshfield, and daughter, Gayla
(J. R.) Crosmer, of Cedar Rapids, IA.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; two
brothers Alvin and Leonard Struck; and a sister, Myrtle
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday,
Dec. 15, 2009, at Christ Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark A. Krueger
officiating. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until the time of
service. Burial was in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in
Memorials may be given to Christ Lutheran Church
in Ralph’s memory.
Condolences may be sent online to
Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, assisted the family with arrangements.
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