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Ralph William McKinley
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1899
Marissa
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1986
Effingham
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

Ralph's obit appears in the News-Plaindealer, Sparta, Feb 5, 1986, Page 6.

Ralph, formerly of Tilden, died at Lakeland Care Center, Effingham at the age of 86 years.

His obit notes that funeral services were held at the King Funeral Home in Tilden, with Rev. Dennis Hamilton officiating. Burial was in Tilden Cemetery.

On 2 Jun 1920 Ralph married Mary Fern Aitken at Belleville to Mary Aitken. Ralph and Mary had the following children: Marguerite Loraine, Fern Irene, William Aitken, Roy Lynn, Dwight Charles, and Lee Alvin.

Mary precceded Ralph in death. Also preceding Ralph in death was one daughter, two sisters, and two brothers.

Ralph's obit lists the following survivors: four sons, Dwight, Lee, William, and Roy; one daughter, Marguerite; one sister, Mrs. Olive Dickey; 14 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.

Ralph's obit describes him as a long time resident of the Tilden area, a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Tilden, and a member of the American Legion Post of Marissa. Ralph was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War I.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John William McKinley (1864 - 1942)
  Minnie Florence Plumber McKinley (1865 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Fern Aitken McKinley (1900 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Marguerite Loraine McKinley Morrison (1920 - 1996)*
  Fern Irene McKinley Rauth (1922 - 1982)*
  William Aitken McKinley (1925 - 1989)*
  Roy Lynn McKinley (1927 - 2013)*
  Dwight Charles McKinley (1930 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sadie Evalenia McKinley (1886 - 1900)**
  Minnie Florence McKinley (1887 - 1889)**
  Harrison Reid McKinley (1892 - 1957)*
  Olive Ruth McKinley Dickey (1895 - 1987)*
  Ethel Mae McKinley Henderson (1897 - 1957)*
  Ralph William McKinley (1899 - 1986)
   McKinley (1901 - 1901)*
  Grace Edith McKinley Hurshman (1902 - 1957)*
   McKinley (1904 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Tilden Cemetery
Tilden
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Pam
Record added: Jan 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46846762
Ralph William McKinley
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Ralph William McKinley
Added by: Lucy Higgins
 
Ralph William McKinley
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