Ralph W. Ullius, age 89, of Janesville, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013,at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Aug.11, 1923,in rural Avalon, the son of the late Louis and Hazel (Ransom) Ullius. He graduated from Clinton High School, Class of 1942. Ralph was a fan of fast-pitch softball, and was a well known pitcher in the Rock County area. He married the former Marguerite Ingersoll in Allen's Grove, WI, on March 15, 1952. Ralph farmed in the Avalon area; and, later, was a Custodian for the Janesville School District.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Marge; his three sons: Dennis, Kent, and Duane Ullius; his daughter, Joan Miller, all of Janesville; his sister, Marian Longman of Milton, WI; his five grandchildren: Jennifer (Eli) Glissendorf, Jamie (Tiffany) Ullius, Jared Ullius, Sherry (Nick) Miller, and Matt (Mariah) Miller, all of Janesville; his four great-grandchildren: Hailey Ullius, Brayden Ullius, Jaxson Ullius, and Chloe Glissendorf; nieces, nephews, and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Russel and Stuart Ullius; and a sister, Louise Thompson Kjos.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will follow in the Emerald Grove Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the FUNERAL HOME. Memorials in Ralph's name would be appreciated to Mercy Hospice Care, 901 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville, WI 53548.
Memorials in Ralph's name would be appreciated to Mercy Hospice Care, 901 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville, WI 53548.
10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home; 21 S. Austin Rd., Janesville.
11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home; 21 S. Austin Rd., Janesville.
Emerald Grove Cemetery