Ralph C. Kuchenbecker died peacefully at home on New Year's Eve. Age 85. Born in Greenfield, WI, on March 13, 1926, to Olga (nee Ferber) and Herman. Beloved husband of Marion (nee Herrmann) for 62 years. Father of Dale (Arlene) and David (Sharon). Grandfather of Ryan (Bethana), Kyle (Amy), Kelly and Kacey. Great-grandfather of Kasey and Kayleb. Further survived by sister-in-law Bernice Kuchenbecker, Brother-in-law Richard (Betty) Herrmann, many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation at , 68th and Forest Home Ave., Friday, Jan. 6, 10-11 a.m. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial at St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial appreciated to the Disabled American Veterans. Ralph served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during WWII; he retired from Allen-Bradley after 40 years as a machinist. Ralph enjoyed many years of family vacations in Northern Wisconsin and Hawaii. He also was a skilled woodworker and Clock maker.
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