Obituary: Richard Ralfs


Private family funeral services were held for Richard Allen Ralfs, 67, of Walcott. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park at a later date. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Ralfs died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at his home.

Richard Ralfs was born Feb. 12, 1954, in Davenport, the son of Robert and Celesta (Rudluff) Ralfs.

He married Debra Anne Dorton on Oct. 9, 1976, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Davenport.

Survivors include his wife; his daughters, Holly (Benjamin) Cole, Durant, and Jessica (Christopher) Bell, Princeton; five grandchildren; and a sister, Diana (Ron) Iossi, Eldridge.

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