Ralph James Garske | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

April 28, 1938 - April 26, 2021


Ralph James Garske, age 82 of Richfield, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2021. A Teamster for over 30 years, who loved to fish and hunt and spend time with his family at the cabin. Ralph was born on April 28, 1938 to Henry and Dorthea Garske in Reedsburg, WI. He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Clarice; sons, Daniel (Mary), Steven (Patti), and Christopher (Dawn); grandchildren, Trevor (Samantha), Jesse, Vanessa, Hannah, CJ, Brayden, and Paisley; and great-granddaughter, Sophie. Ralph is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Robert. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on May 10th, 2021 at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8443 2nd Ave. S., Bloomington, MN 55420. Visitation one hour prior. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.




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  1. Gary and Pam Pender says:

    We are sharing in your sadness of Ralph’s passing but the joy that he has gone home to be with his Heavenly Father.
    He will be missed but we will always remember the great times we shared during his visits to Florida.
    Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you and the family!
    Gary and Pam Pender

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