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Ralph Alfred Griffin
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1898
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep., 1974

From
The Argus
Rock Island, Illinois
(Rock Island County)
Friday, September 6, 1974

Services for Ralph A. Griffin, 76, of 128 1st St., Carbon Cliff, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Esterdahl Chapel, Moline. The Rev. Roger Rominger, pastor of the Wesley Methodist Church, Moline, and the Carbon Cliff Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memorial Estates.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Memorials may be made to the Carbon Cliff Methodist Church.

Mr. Griffin was born in Moline. He married Myrtle V. Nelson in 1917 in Clinton, Iowa.

He had been employed as a coremaker at Birtman Electric, Rock Island and as a custodian at Black Hawk College until 1965.

Mr. Griffin was a 50-year member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1121.

Surviving are the widow; six daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Moss and Mrs. Barbara Nielson, both of Moline, Mrs. Pearl Tank, Carbon Cliff, Mrs. Marjorie Hellgren, Hampton, Mrs. Fern Gaumer, Port Byron, and Mrs. Judith Liedtke, Colona; two sons, Floyd J., Moline, and Ralph A. Jr., Coal Valley; 16 grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lena Whipple, East Moline; and five brothers, Clyde and Joseph, both of Cleveland, Lloyd, Port Byron, and Roy and Warren, both of Moline. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph F. Griffin (1871 - 1956)
  Minnie M. Hansen Griffin (1875 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle Victoria Nelson Griffin (1898 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Eleanor Hazel Griffin Moss (1918 - 1985)*
  Pearl Rose Griffin Tank (1920 - 2009)*
  Marjorie Mae Griffin Hellgren (1922 - 2007)*
  Floyd Joseph Griffin (1926 - 2000)*
  Ralph A Griffin (1932 - 2002)*
  Barbara Jean Griffin Nielsen (1934 - 2001)*
  Judith A. Griffin Liedtke (1940 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ralph Alfred Griffin (1898 - 1974)
  Bert Griffin (1899 - 1907)*
  Lena M. Griffin Whipple (1902 - 1981)*
  Roy E. Griffin (1908 - 1992)*
  Lloyd A. Griffin (1908 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Lawn Memorial Estate
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Dec 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82037248
Ralph Alfred Griffin
Added by: Tom Carlson
 
Ralph Alfred Griffin
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 Added: Oct. 27, 2012
 
 
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