Cobb – Robert O. Ralph, age 91, of Cobb, died on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville.
He was born on December 7, 1928, a son of Robert and Arleene Ralph. He graduated from Cobb High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army.
He married Dorothy Yearous in 1950 and they lived in Gays Mills where he worked as a telephone technician for Richland Grant Telephone Cooperative until his retirement. Dorothy preceded him in death in1983.
In 1989 he married Donna Rule and they resided in Cobb. Bob loved bowling, woodworking and making toys for his grandchildren, yard work and helping with the gardening. They also loved to travel, taking trips to Australia, New Zealand and Alaska.
Bob is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, his son Mike, his sisters Lois Ralph, Kathryn Ruzicka, and Gwen Baker.
Bob is survived by his wife Donna; his children June Williford of Texas, Mark (Kim) Ralph of North Carolina, Douglas (Lisa) Ralph of Florida, Kevin (Laurie) Ralph of Boscobel, and Dawn (Robert) Silvers of Muscoda; his step children Will (Paula) Rule, Charles Rule and Rhoda Rule; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the GORGEN-McGINLEY & AYERS FUNERAL HOME in Dodgeville. Rev. Marilyn Brewer will officiate. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.