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Ralph Raymond Ruzicka

Ralph Raymond Ruzicka, age 56, of Winsted died Tuesday morning, Dec. 23, 2003 at Glencoe Regional Health Services.

He was born August 24, 1947 in Winsted Township, McLeod County the son of Clifford J. and Leona C. Millerbernd Ruzicka.

Ralph attended the Adult Training Center for most of his life.

He enjoyed life and was very well liked by everyone. He was especially loved and well taken care of by his parents.

Ralph was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Ralph is survived by his loving mother Leona C. Ruzicka, brother Clifford (Marie) Ruzicka Jr. of Silver Lake, sisters Elizabeth Elaine Griffith of Riverside, Calif., and Carol (Don) Cuhel of Winsted, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Clifford J. Ruzicka, Sr. Feb. 15, 2003, by great nephew Tyler Donald Cuhel Feb. 1, 1996, and by his grandparents.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ralph Ruzicka was Saturday, Dec. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Paul L. Wolf was the celebrant, and interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Friends called on Friday, Dec. 26 at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. A prayer service was at 7 p.m.

Honorary casketbearers were Phyllis Kasper, and Norman and Kyle Geyer.

Casketbearers were Douglas, Dale, Daniel, and Dean Ruzicka, Mark Cuhel, and Lyle Schesso.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

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