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Ralph E Stroh

April 9, 1927 ~ March 16, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Ralph E. Stroh, 93, of New Knoxville, died 1:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.

He was born April 9, 1927, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, Ohio, the son of Vernon and Ella (Vordermark) Stroh.

 

He married Barbara Painter on May 27, 1947; she preceded him in death on April 17, 2012.

 

He is survived by his sons: William Stroh of New Knoxville; Dennis (Char) Stroh of New Knoxville.

He is also survived by his grandchildren: Jodi (Thom) Wilcox; Eric (Melissa) Stroh; Shannon (Tony) Hammond; Sean (Shelly) Stroh; Nick Stroh.

He is survived by his great-grandchildren: Meagan Stroh; Saona Stroh; Mia Stroh; Zachary Hammond; Sophia Hammond; Jackson Stroh; Alexis Stroh. 

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; by his wife, Barbara; by his siblings: Harold (Edith) Stroh; Roland (Jean) Stroh; Gladys (Stroh) Fledderjohann.

 

Ralph attended New Knoxville High School. He retired from Hoge Lumber Company, and later worked for the Village of New Knoxville. He was a farmer and enjoyed social events with friends and family, as well as being out and about in the community. He could be found anywhere a good euchre or bridge game was being played.
He was a member of the New Knoxville United Methodist Church.

 

Funeral rites will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, the Reverend Dennis Gaertner, officiant. Burial will be at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services on Sunday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to either Grand Lake Hospice, New Knoxville United Methodist Church or Otterbein Saint Marys. All visitors to the funeral home are required to wear a mask, in accordance with the mandate of the Ohio Department of Health.
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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 21, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Rites
Sunday
March 21, 2021

3:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

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