Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 19th at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown, with the Rev. Rodney Warnecke officiating. Burial, with Military Graveside Honors, will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Clyman on Wednesday, March 20th at 11:30 a.m.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials, in Ralph’s name, may be directed to the church, Marquardt Hospice or to the charity of one’s choice.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Ralph Charles Stueber was born in Watertown on February 5, 1948, son of Ewald and Ruth (Christian) Stueber. He was a 1966 graduate of Lakeside Lutheran High School in Lake Mills and graduated from MATC–Madison, in accounting. Ralph served four years in the United States Air Force.
On June 19, 1976, Ralph married the former Bonnie Nagle at Zion Lutheran Church in Clyman. He had been employed as a Foreman with the Chicago-Northwestern Railroad for over thirty years. Ralph was an avid sports fan, an avid bowler, a coin collector, enjoyed fishing, taking care of his yard and playing Sheepshead,
Ralph was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he served on various boards and committees.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of Watertown; his two daughters, Melinda Stueber of Middleton; Dina (Nick) Reed of Middleton; his son, Kyle Stueber of Watertown; three brothers, Robert (Marlys) Stueber of Watertown; Kenneth (Kathleen) Stueber of Ixonia and David Stueber of St. Paul, MN, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents.