Ralph Endres, age 56, of Menasha, passed away at his home on Monday, August 4, 2014. On November 5, 1957, Ralph was born to the late Jerome and Monica (Adamietz) Endres in Neenah. He had earned an Associate Degree in Marketing from Fox Valley Technical College. Ralph was united in marriage to Kathleen Young on October 10, 1986 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Menasha. He had worked at the Neenah Foundry and retired from there after 31 years of employment. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church as well as the Knights of Columbus. Spending time at Mayflower Lake was one of Ralph's favorite places to go; it was his home away from home. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Packers.
Ralph will be missed by his wife of almost 28 years, Kathleen; their children: Shawn (fiancée, Jill) Covill and their son, Rourke; Ben Endres and Maureen (fiancé, Matt) Endres; his sisters: Louise (Rick) Fahrenkrug, Rose (Jeff) Todryk, Bev (Dan) Ehrenberg; his brothers: Mike (Jodie) Endres, John (special friend, Mary) Endres, Joe (Linda) Endres; and many other family members and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Friday, August 8, 2014, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 324 Nicolet Blvd, Menasha, with Fr. Jim Hablewitz officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening, August 7, from 4:30pm until 7:30pm with a Prayer Service at 7:30pm at Wichmann Funeral Home-Laemmrich Chapel, 312 Milwaukee Street, Menasha, and then again on Friday morning from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass at the church. Interment will take place in St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.
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