Ralph E. Iverson, 85, of Ravenna, formerly of Streetsboro, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at National Church Residences in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.|
He was born July 16, 1927 in Berwyn, Ill. to the late Einar and Lillian (Heideman) Iverson. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ravenna, Ravenna Moose #1234, Ravenna VFW Men's Auxilary and the Sons of the American Legion. Ralph worked for Sohio as an attendant and worked his way up to District Salesman.
He served on Streetsboro City Council and was past President of the Streetsboro Planning Commission.
Survivors include his daughter, Ruth Ann Iverson; and son, Rick (Janet) Iverson, both of Wadsworth; grandchildren, Marla and Thomas Iverson; and special friend, Steve Summers. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty L. in 2002; sister, Ruth Iverson; and brothers, Roy and Robert Iverson.
A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ravenna, with Pastor Dan Caruso officiating. Private burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. The family wishes to thank National Church Hospice Nurses for their care and support.
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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 21, 2013