February 24, 2013 in Obituaries

Obituary: Ralph, Judy Colleen

Age 72
 


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RALPH, Judy Colleen Went to be with the lord on 02/16/2013. She was born in Spokane, WA to Don and Eileen Conger (Hanifen) on 01/24/1941. She attended North Central High School where she was a member of Glee club. Judy married her first husband in 1957 whom which she had four children with, Mike, Brian, Patrick, and Sheryl (Bunnie). That marriage ended in 1975. She later met and married the love of her life Ronny Ralph on 07/24/76 with whom which she had another four children, Danny, Dorie, Darren, and Dale. She supported her first family as a homemaker. Judy cooked, gardened, canned, and took in laundry, ironed, babysat and cleaned houses. Later she began her career as a top notch housekeeper starting at the Davenport, then at the Ridpath Hotel where she retired in 2001 after 25 years. Judy was a dedicated loving mom, sister, grandma, aunt and a friend to all she met. She enjoyed camping, swimming, knitting, and crocheting. We will cherish the blankets and slippers she made and be reminded of her love that went into them. Reading and her T.V. were things she loved until her eyesight failed. She also loved the casino trips with friends, lunches with the ladies of Marshall and her sisters-in-law. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Ronny, and her sons Brian, Patrick, and Darren. Judy is survived by her children, Mike Herriman of Marshall, WA, Danny Ralph (Dee), Dorie Morris (Steve), Charlotte Merrill, Dale Ralph all of Spokane, WA, and Sheryl-Bunnie Grubb (Jody) of Colville, WA; her grandchildren Bridget McCoy (Branden), Catie Ogden (Jim), Kelly Ralph and family, Kaleb and Krystal Ralph, Tonee Moore (John) and family, Travis Morris (Katie), Tawny, Arren and Kayelynn Ralph; her great-grandchildren, Brenden Ogden, Kamryn and Haylie McCoy; her sisters and brothers-in-law Joe and Sharon Dolan, Jerry and Shannon Miller; sister Jessie Gados; favorite nieces Julie Demello (Gary),Stacy Dolan and their families. She is also survived by her faithful dog and companion Meagon along with many close friends. Donations may be made to Shriners Hospital in memory of her Son Pat Herriman, Lakeland Village in memory of her Son Brian Herriman, Cancer Care Northwest or Marshall Community Church where she was a member. A graveside service will be held on May 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Marshall Cemetery with Pastor Toby Tobin officiating. A potluck lunch will follow at Marshall Community Church. COMMUNITY CREMATION AND FUNERAL, Spokane, WA


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