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Ralph Southwick
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1911
Weber County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2001
Twin Falls
Twin Falls County
Idaho, USA

Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT) - December 2, 2001

Deceased Name: Ralph Southwick

PROVO - Ralph Southwick, 90, passed away Friday, November 30, 2001 in Provo.
He was born in the Ogden Valley on April 21, 1911, to William Isaac and Mary Louise Campbell Southwick. He grew up in the Western States with seven brothers and two sisters.

Ralph married Erma Sophia Shupe on December 11, 1936 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Patsy Ruth and Ralph Bruce were born to this couple before Erma passed away on November 27, 1940. He married Phyllis Rebecca Dickerson on November 5, 1941 in the Salt Lake Temple. The births of Mary Kay, Anne Elizabeth, and Rodney D, completed this family. Ralph and Phyllis had recently celebrated 60 years together. As a faithful, lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ralph served several Stake and full-time Missions with Phyllis.

Ralph and his brothers were self-employed carpenters and owned a saw-mill in Ogden. They moved the mill to Willits, California in the spring of 1948. Ralph returned to Utah in 1965 where he continued to provide for his family and enjoyed the outdoors - hunting and fishing with his brothers and children.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis; five children and their spouses, 24 grandchildren, and 35 great grandchildren. Ralph is also survived by two brothers, Raymond Southwick, Twin Falls, Idaho; and Dale Southwick, Dietrich, Idaho.

"The greatest gift we can pay our dead is not grief, but gratitude."
Thornton Wilder.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 8th at 11 a.m. at Lindquist"s North Ogden Mortuary, 2140 North Washington Blvd. Friends may call at the mortuary on Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

Interment, Ben Lomond/North Ogden Cemetery.

Phyllis will accept correspondence at East Lake Care Center, 1001 North 500 West, Provo, Utah 84606.

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Copyright (c) 2001, Standard-Examiner 
Family links: 
  William Issac Southwick (1882 - 1976)
  Mary Louise Campbell Southwick (1885 - 1958)
  Erma Sophia Shupe Southwick (1915 - 1940)
  Phyllis Rebecca Dickerson Southwick (1918 - 2008)
  Veda Southwick (1905 - 1905)*
  Earl William Southwick (1906 - 1976)*
  Lee Southwick (1907 - 1994)*
  Harold Southwick (1909 - 1972)*
  Ralph Southwick (1911 - 2001)
  Glen Warren Southwick (1913 - 1913)*
  LaVene Southwick Bosgieter (1914 - 1955)*
  Verlon Southwick (1916 - 1995)*
  Raymond Southwick (1923 - 2007)*
  Dale C Southwick (1925 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Ben Lomond Cemetery
North Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA
Plot: D_3_13_7
Created by: Allen Sorensen
Record added: Jul 18, 2008
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Ralph Southwick
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Ralph Southwick
Added by: Allen Sorensen
Ralph Southwick
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