Obit: Meek, Ralph R. #2 (1885 - 1952)


Surnames: Meek, Masters

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 21 Aug 1952

Meek, Ralph R. (24 APR 1885 - 10 AUG 1952)

Ralph R. Meek, son of George and sarah Meek, was born on April 24, 1885 at Alma Center.

On Nov. 29, 1906 he was united in marriage to Bertha Masters at Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.). To this union one son, Gordon, was born.

Mr. Meek was an employee of the Soo Line for the past forty six years, two years as brakeman and the rest as conductor. He retired in 1951. He was a graduate of the Greenwood High School with the class of 1904.

Mr. Meek passed away at the Stanley Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1952 following an illness of two years. For the past few years he has resided in Owen.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at St. Katherine's Episcopal Church, Owen, with burial in the Greenwood Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of Owen; his son Gordon, St. Paul, one granddaughter, Susan Meek, St. Paul; a brother Hugh Meek, Stevens Point.

His parents, one sister and a brother preceded him in death.



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