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16 January 2006

Obituary - Ralph Douglas

"A TRIBUTE published in the pages of THE NEWS-GAZETTEE Champaign, Ill. July 15 1984."

Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal Rest Friday July 13, 1984

Ralph Douglas

HINDSBORO - Ralph Douglas, 93, of Hindsboro, died at 7:20 p.m. Friday (July 13, 1984) at his home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Taber Funeral Home, Oakland, the Rev. Don Funk officiating. Burial will be at VanVoorhis Cemetary, Hindsboro.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Douglas was born May 18, 1891, at Hindsboro, a son of William and Mary Wright Douglas. He married Ethel Hanks on Dec. 23, 1916, at Paris. She died in 1978.

Survivors include one son, H. Leon Douglas of Urbana; two daughters Joyce Seitz of Tuscon, Ariz., and Frieda Roberts of Indianapolis; 20 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; one brother, Bruce Douglas of Decatur; and one sister, Wilma Douglas of Arcola.

He was preceded in death by three sons, one daughter and two brothers.

Mr. Douglas was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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