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Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Thursday December 23rd, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Thursday December 23rd, 2021
1:00pm - 1:30pm

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Ralph G. McDonald

Ralph G. McDonald

Age 90, passed away Monday December 20, 2021 at River Crossing Care Center.
Survived by his four children Karen (John) Pena, Fern Hensley, Ralph McDonald and Ron McDonald; grandchildren Sarah (Jesse) Davis, Melissa Lopez and Jake Pena; great grandchildren Alexis (Cole) Rodriguez, Jasmine and Jayden Reyes. One sister Shirley Hintzsche. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death by his wife Fern (Moore) McDonald; parents Angus and Clara McDonald; two sisters Louise Snook and Marion Stafford.
Born in Joliet, living most of his living in Joliet until moving to the Timbers in Shorewood.
Ralph was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company. Ralph enjoyed spending time with his family.
Funeral Services will be held, Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation Thursday morning from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers memorials to Lightways Hospice (formerly known as Joliet Area Community Hospice) would be appreciated.


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