Ralph M. Demler, 86

Ralph M. Demler, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
Ralph was born on April 13, 1925, to William and Marjorie (nee Schrantz) Demler. He was married to Dorothy Grasse from 1945-1970 and together they had seven children. He lived and worked on the family farm in Random Lake until moving to River Way Place in West Bend two years ago. Ralph was an avid hunter and dancer.

Ralph is survived by his children Ronald Ralph (Lesley) Demler of Oakfield, Bonnie Demler of Milwaukee, Vickie Demler of Milwaukee, Patsy Demler of Riverview, Fla., Penny (Phillip Barth) Demler-Barth of Mequon, Renee Demler of Milwaukee, and Wendy Demler of New Berlin; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Elizabeth “Betty” Lederer of Milwaukee; special friend Vannie Bohn of West Bend; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Marjorie and brother Norbert Demler.

Ralph will be dearly missed by all those who knew and love him.
Private services will be held.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.