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Ralph Michael Whitton

Ralph Michael Whitton

Male 1917 - 2011  (93 years)

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  • Name Ralph Michael Whitton 
    Born 30 Oct 1917  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Sep 2011  Henrico, VA buried Arlington National Cemetery, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25903  Whitton
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Rolla Jerome Whitton,   b. 15 Jun 1886, Missouri City, Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1957, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Wilhelmina Metzler,   b. 25 Sep 1885, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1953, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Jun 1914  Jackson, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Bess Hayes,   b. 1929,   d. 4 Jun 2015  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 20 May 1955  Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susan Marie Whitton,   b. 14 Jun 1958, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2013  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WHITTON, Ralph M. Lt. Col. (Ret), age 93, passed away peacefully at his residence, 1503 Michaels Rd. He was surrounded by family, friends and the beloved staff and the Sisters of St. Joseph's Home for the Aged. He served in the U.S. Army, active duty in WWII, where his unit received six Battle Stars for service in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. He continued his service in the Reserve and retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He also retired with 29 years from the Southern Pacific Railroad as a conductor. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; his daughters, Carolyn Clayton, Susan Dunham and Kathy Fleming (Kenneth); his sister, Mildred Burhle; nephew, Robert Burhle; niece, Mary Ann Grabo; and his grandchildren, William Clayton, Amanda Clayton, Kala Eckhart, Benjamin Fleming and Karlin Fleming. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Bud Eckhart. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Home for the Aged on Saturday, October 8 at 11 a.m. Interment will be held in Arlington National Cemetery. Date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor.

      at 1920 census at La Junta, Otero, Colorado, USA
      at 1940 census at La Junta, Otero, Colorado, USA a Presser
      Enlisted 19-3-1941 a Brakesman, Railroad