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Ralph Weldon

Ralph L. Weldon, 74, Howe, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at his residence.

    He was born May 12, 1939, in LaGrange County, to Glen C. and Helen (Gael) Weldon.

    Living all his life in LaGrange County, he retired from Embarq Phone Company after working in LaGrange County from 1970-2002. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958-1962 and was a member of LaGrange American Legion Post 215.

    He was married June 1, 1963, in Waterloo, Ind., to Sharon L. Heltzel. She survives.

    Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Tammy Weldon, Howe, and Mark and Kimberlee Weldon, Angola, Ind.; three grandchildren, Megan, Nicole and Tyler Weldon; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Elaine and Earl Woods, Sturgis, Mich., and Loraine Greene, LaGrange; and one brother, Glen L. Weldon, Mongo.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Norma Hoff, and one brother, Meryl Weldon.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange with Pastor Brian VanOsdol officiating. Military rites will be by LaGrange American Legion Post 215.

    Memorials may be directed to Ark Animal Rescue.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.