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Ralph Edward Duling

December 9, 1935 ~ July 1, 2017 (age 81)
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Ralph Edward Duling

     OTTAWA -- Ralph Edward Duling, 81 of Ottawa died 1: 19 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at his residence.  He was born December 9, 1935 in Leipsic to the late Frank and Anna (Palte) Duling.  On February 16, 1955 he married Dorothy Karhoff, who survives.

     Ralph is survived by his 8 children:  Cathy Ashbaugh of Van Wert, Deb Yant of Ottawa, Steve Duling of Ottawa, Susan (Doug) Siefker of Glandorf, Jeff Duling of Corpus Christi, TX,  Jim (Connie) Duling of Vaughnsville, Mark Duling of Ottawa and Tony Duling of Ottawa; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a brother:  Alvin (Shirley) Duling of Ottawa; an a sister-in-law:  Dorothy Duling of Ottawa.

     He is preceded in death by his step-father:  Ray Maag; 2 sisters:  Zita Ruhe and Angie Duling; brother: Leander Duling; and a brother-in-law:  Victor Ruhe.

     Ralph was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa.  He retired after 42 years from Phillips, Ottawa.  He was a life member of both Leipsic Fish and Game and Ottawa Eagles.  Ralph loved to play cards, go fishing, enjoyed bowling and hated to miss Jeopardy. 

     A Memorial Mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa with Father Matt Jozefiak officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday, July 7, 2017 from 2 to 8 p.m. at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa where a scripture service will be held at 7:50 p.m.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association, Putnam County Home Care and Hospice, or to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School Education Foundation.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Putnam County Homecare and Hospice
575 OG Road Suite 3, PO Box 312, Ottawa OH 45875
Tel: 1-419-523-4449
Web: http://www.pchh.net

Sts. Peter and Paul School Education Foundation
Ottawa OH 45875



 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
July 7, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Scripture Service
Friday
July 7, 2017

7:50 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Memorial Mass
Saturday
July 8, 2017

9:30 AM
Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church - Ottawa
307 N. Locust St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875


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