WOLVECK, Ralph M.
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Ralph M. Wolveck of Arcadia, California passed away on December 8, 2013 at 92. He was born in Cleveland on May 2, 1921 and moved to California two years later. Wolveck graduated from Manual Arts High School, attended UCLA
Extension and became a Certified Public Accountant after serving in the US Army from 1943-46. He married Molly Sokoloff on March 21, 1943 and the couple celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary earlier this year at a big celebration attended by family and friends.
Wolveck established many successful projects and businesses through the years that benefitted his family, friends, colleagues and many charities. Wolveck cherished his family and he was considered the most loving, caring and giving husband, father and friend by all who knew him. Wolveck was also a great supporter of local theatres, especially the Pasadena Playhouse, and was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers where he was a 35-year season ticket holder. He also enjoyed travel, golf and cards but baseball was at the top of his list.
Wolveck is survived by his wife, Molly; daughter Kate (Catherine) Linder, a longtime actress on "The Young and the Restless;" son Randy, seven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
He will be laid to rest on Thursday, December 12 at Mount Sinai Memorial Park. Donations can be made to the Ralph M. Wolveck Memorial Fund at City of Hope.
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Dec. 12, 2013