Ralph W. Tolle, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, formerly of Redgranite and Waupaca, age 84, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.
He was born December 9, 1929 in Willmington, Ohio, son of Harry and Laura (Walker) Tolle. Ralph honorably served in the U.S. Navy from December 20, 1951 – November 10, 1955 during the Korean War. On April 1, 1950, he married Mildred L. Yeater in Maysville, Kentucky and together they shared 44 years of marriage before her passing on July 21, 1994. Ralph will be missed by all of his family and friends.
Ralph is survived by: three sons: Rick (Lynn) Tolle of Waupaca, WI; Jim (Theresa Armitage) Tolle of Neenah, WI; Doug Tolle of Twin Lakes, WI; grandchildren: Shannon (Lori Mohr) Tolle of Waupaca, WI; Casey (John) Schwitzer of Middleton, WI; Holly Oudenhoven of Waupaca, WI; Michael Tolle of Redgranite, WI; Jeremy (Andrea) Tolle of Oshkosh, WI; Andy Tolle of Waupaca, WI; great-grandchildren: Tori Mohr, Justin Tolle, Alyssa Tolle, Carter and Garrett Schwitzer; and a brother, Glen (Brenda) Tolle of New Jasper, OH. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Laura Tolle; his wife, Mildred Tolle; three daughters, Phoebe D. Tolle, Laural May and Michelle Dawn Tolle; a grandson, Jason Richard Tolle; and two brothers, Fred and Chester Tolle.
A Memorial Service will be on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI. Reverend Fred Lueders will officiate. A visitation will be held on Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Holly Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park in Waupaca at a later date. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.