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Ralph N. Kapellen

- - Fell asleep in the arms of the Lord on Sunday, January 21, 2018, at the age of 84. Loving husband of Dorothy L. (nee Hundt) "Dottie" for 60 years this coming May. Cherished father of Diane (Greg) Kosmider, Ruth (Chris) Dolney, Karen (Bill) Krueger, Sandy (Alex) Gaeth, and Lori (Steve) Bower. Dear grandpa of Billy, Kristina (TJ), Jessica, Jason, Samantha, Benjamin, Rachel, Jeremy, Katelyn. Alyssa, and Eric. Dear brother of Mabel Zahrt and Dorothy (Ted) Radtke. Further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Visitation is Friday, January 26, 2018, at Abiding Word Ev. Lutheran Church, 9420 W. Capitol Drive, from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 12:00 noon. Private Interment at Valhalla Memorial Park. If desired, memorials, in his memory, to Abiding Word Ev. Lutheran Church or the Wisconsin Stars and Stripes Honor Flight ( is appreciated.

Ralph retired, after 38 years, as a Master Electrician of Holt Electric and was a member of Local 494. He proudly served his country in the Korean War, in the Navy, as a 1st Electrician and served on a mine sweeper.

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Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Jan. 24, 2018
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