Ralph P. Winters, 84
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November 8, 1927 ~ January 7, 2012
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Clearwater for Ralph P. Winters, age 84, of Clearwater, who passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center. Reverend Steven Hoffman will officiate. Burial will take place in Mount Hope Cemetery in Clearwater with full military honors.
Family and friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater. Parish prayers will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ralph was born on November 8, 1927 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Clarance and Caroline (Maus) Winters. He married Inez Storbakken on June 2, 1962 at St. Mark's Catholic Church in St. Paul. Ralph worked as a mason in the construction industry the majority of his life. He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church and the Clearwater American Legion Post #323.
He is survived by his children, Shelly Winters and Dave Winters both of Clearwater; brother, Leonard Winters of Olympia, WA; and many nieces and nephews.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Inez in 2003; and brother, Cyril in 2005.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 9, 2012