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Ralph William Buerke
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1955
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1980
Buena Park
Orange County
California, USA

Ralph William Buerke was born on October 22, 1955 in California to Charles Allen Cannon and Carol Ann Buerke on the 22nd of October 1955 (later divorced). Ralph Buerke was always appreciative of his beloved Mother Carol Ann and step-father George R. James Jr. George accepted him as a son and was a great example to him. He served four years in the Navy. Ralph was married to the love of his life, Kate. Ralph William Buerke and a friend, died from gun shot wounds by a man needlessly on December 6, 1980 in Buena Park,Orange County, California. Ralph loved life, accepted others and was a joy to be around. Ralph always made life fun, special, and had a great sense of humor. His loss touched many lives. Ralph will be forever remembered for his kindness as husband, son, stepson, brother,citizen and veteran. Ralph's ashes were placed in an undisclosed place by his loving Family members. "Ralph, May your family and friends find comfort in the wonderful memories of your life. Your sacrifice and spirit that will never be forgotten". 
 
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 Parents:
  George R. James (1929 - 2011)
 
 Sibling:
  Ralph William Buerke (1955 - 1980)
  Cheryl Ann James Treadway (1965 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Undisclosed Location
 
Created by: Bruce J. Black
Record added: Dec 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12690318
Ralph William Buerke
Added by: Bruce J. Black
 
Ralph William Buerke
Added by: Bruce J. Black
 
 
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Navy Veteran
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 4, 2011
I miss you and your saying "I'm going to rip off your face and hang it on the wall!", big brother. We will meet again at the feet of Jesus, and you can show me around!
- Joyce Lavin-Rodriguez
 Added: Jul. 30, 2008
My dear brother. I miss you so much. I can't beleive it has been 25 years since your death.
- Penny Black
 Added: Dec. 16, 2005
 
 
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