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Ralph E. Newman

July 28, 1925 - November 2, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: November 7, 2018

Ralph E. Newman, 93, of O’Fallon, Illinois, born Tuesday, July 28, 1925, in Gettysburg, PA, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at Dammert Geriatric Center in Belleville, Illinois.

Ralph worked as a salesperson selling farm equipment.  He was a member of  St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Littlestown, PA and a United States Army Veteran serving in  World War II.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Grace M., nee Hilbert,  Newman
  • Adoptive Parents: Dennis O. and Mae Newman
  • Son-in-Law: William R. Blankenship, Sr

Surviving are his:

  • Daughter: Joyce Blankenship of O’Fallon, IL
  • 2 Grandchildren
    • Sonia (Joe) Chappell of O’Fallon, IL
    • Lisa (Chris) Treadwell
  • 4 Great-Grandchildren
    • Ellen Rose Treadwell
    • Sophia Chappell
    • Luke Chappell
    • Sean Chappell

Funeral:  Private Graveside Service was held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.