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1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ralph Monroe Kick Obituary
RALPH MONROE KICK Born: May 5, 1920; in Libertyville Died: March 7, 2014; in Barrington Ralph Monroe Kick, 93, of Ringwood passed away peacefully March 7, 2014, at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. He was born May 5, 1920, in Libertyville to Horace J. Kick and Marie V. Larson. In October of 1943 he enlisted into the United States Navy "Seabees" and served our country for 3 years and 4 months in the 42nd Naval Construction Battalion. In 1951, he started work at the Frank Hough Company in Libertyville in which International Harvester bought the Hough Factory and Dresser bought the Harvester Plant where he retired after 36 years in 1986. He then married the love of his life Beulah Steffen in 1958. He was a member at the VFW Post 4600 in McHenry, American Legion Post 183 in Genoa City and the McHenry Moose Lodge. He is survived by his beloved siblings; David (Linda), Thomas (Pat), Gracie (Robert) Zimmerman, fond brother in law; Wayne (Carol) Steffen, loving niece, best friend and care giver Cathy Daniel, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by Beulah in 1997. Ralph, you fought a good fight and the battle is over, and you will be deeply missed. Visitation will be Saturday March 15, 2014, from 9:00 - 11:00 am with an 11:00 Service at the VFW, 3002 Route 120, McHenry. Interment will be at 2:00 pm at McHenry County Memorial Park in Woodstock with Military Honors. Memorials to the Wonder Lake Fire Department would be appreciated. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Northern Illinois Funeral Services, Inc 847-833-2928
Published in the Northwest Herald from Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2014
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