Ralph W. Lombness

Mass of Christian burial will be held for Ralph W. Lombness at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, at Lumen Christi Catholic Church (138 W. Buntrock) in Thiensville. Ralph passed away peacefully at the age of 74 on Saturday, March 10, 2007 surrounded by loving family and friends. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening, March 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Schramka-Densow Funeral Home (423 N. Main St.) in Thiensville. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon.

Ralph was active in Lombness Tool Corp., the family business, for over 50 years as toolmaker and as vice-president. He most enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We will all cherish every moment we had with him. He will survive in our memories forever.

Ralph was the caring husband of Gloria (nee Bojack) for 52 years; the nurturing father of Laura (Rick) Schnell, Doug, Eileen (Krueger), Eugene (Cindy Peterson), Virginia (Dan) Geraghty, Ralph Anthony and Paul; the proud grandfather of Angela (Eric) Nelson, James J. (Krueger), Angel, Aubree, Christopher, Katrina (Schnell) and Alex; the proud great-grandfather of Viola (Krueger) and Trenton (Nelson); and the dear brother of Harvey.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Ella (nee Ebben) and brother Jack.