Ralph L. Trower, age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 12, 2014. Ralph was born in Kansas City, MO, on April 28, 1929, son of the late Ralph and Vera Trower and was a graduate of Missouri University.
Survivors include his wife, Joan; son, Paul (Sang Shen) Trower of San Diego, CA; daughter, Ann Trower (Ernie Urpila) of Racine; step-son, Todd (Erica) Phillips of Racine; grandchildren, David Niesen, Jacob Phillips, Eve Phillips, Kaylee (Tyler) Morhbacher; great-granddaughter, Mia; other relatives and friends.
Ralph was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth (nee: Pazen), in 2000.
Memorial services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., with Rev. Samuel D. Jackson officiating. Private interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Grace Church or the Racine Public Library have been suggested.
Maresh-Meredith and Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main St., Racine, WI (262) 634-7888