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Ralph B. Painter

Ralph B. Painter


Ralph B. Painter, 72, passed away suddenly on April 8, 2013, at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz.

He was born Dec. 2, 1940, on a farm in Storden Township, Minn., to Florence and Lyle Painter. Ralph graduated from Lamberton High School. On Oct. 28, 1961, he was united in marriage to Darlene Jensen. Most of Ralph’s career was spent in sales. They lived in the Minneapolis area until retirement when they moved to the Nisswa area in 2004.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Darlene; son, Brian (Marilyn Brown, son Ronny), of Nisswa; daughter, Julie (Paul Meyer, children, Douglas, Christopher, Cassandra and Matthew), of Glencoe; six brothers; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Janice.

A celebration of life was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa.

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Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services.