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Ralph Edward Stease, 90, beloved husband of 57 years to the late Portia Adel (Hauck) Stease, devoted father of Sandra Stease Nesbit, William Stease and Robert Stease, and proud grandpa of Christopher Darrow and Sheridan, Shauna, Skyler and Mitchell Stease, passed away March 11, 2014 surrounded by his family and friends. He served his country as a Master Sergeant in the Army Air Corps, was shot down in Europe, and survived a POW camp. With many inventions to his credit, Ralph was a creative spirit and force in the packaging industry. In 1987 he took over the leadership of Honeymoon Paper Products of Fairfield, Ohio which thrives today under the direction of Ralph's son Robert. Since 2005, Ralph made the Lodge Retirement Community his home. There he continued to be active and engaged in life, making countless friends and helping people along as he always had. He will be deeply missed and long remembered. A memorial service and celebration of Ralph's life will be held at The Lodge, 12050 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249 at 1:30 PM, Saturday, March 15. The family asks that memorial donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675, or go to Wounded Warrior Project online. Condolences may be offered at www.avancefuneralhome.com
Avance Funeral Home & Crematory
4976 Winton Road Fairfield, OH 45014
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Mar. 14, 2014