Ralph D. Raminger

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 17, at 3:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Grafton, for Ralph D. Raminger who died at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus on May 12, 2007 at the age of 79. Visitation will take place prior to the funeral service at the church, from noon - 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Paul Bulgerin will conduct the funeral service. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grafton immediately following the funeral service.

Mr. Raminger was born in Milwaukee on Dec. 8, 1927 to the late Joseph and the late Mary (nee Wagner) Raminger. He went on to graduate from Boys Tech in Milwaukee and served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.

He married the love of his life, Gladys Whisman on Nov. 27, 1954 at Siloah Ev. Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. Their marriage was blessed with three children.

He owned and operated his own furniture upholstery store in both Cedarburg and Grafton for many years. He was a long time member of Grace Lutheran Church in Grafton. He was also a project driven man who enjoyed woodworking, crafts, and tinkering with anything that he could find. Ralph loved nature he enjoyed flowers, especially petunias, but he had a personal passion for eagles.

Survivors include: his wife: Gladys Raminger, children: Michael P. (Susan P.) Raminger, Donna J. (John V.) Pospichal and James P. Raminger; grandchildren Jessica I. Raminger, Joseph M. (Krysta) Pospichal, John T. Pospichal, Amanda R. (Brad) Moore, and Jamie M. Raminger; great-grandchild Cullen J. Pospichal; sisters Bernice Thompson and Betty (Jerry) Vegter.

He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials of your choice are appreciated. For online condolences, please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses in the I.C.U. at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital campus for all of their care and compassion.