Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home

500 West Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL


Ralph W. Statter

December 21, 1925January 25, 2020

Ralph W. Statter, 94, passed away on January 25, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Mary; his children: Ralph K., Patrick D., Christopher (Lana), Brian T., and Mark D. (Beth) Statter; his grandchildren: Gabrielle, Eric, Kelley, Karly, and Emma. He was preceded in death by his parents: Christopher and Edith; his sister, Irene Saville and his brother, Christopher K. Statter.

Ralph graduated from St. John’s Military Academy, Delfield Wisconsin. Ralph served his Country, proudly as a United States Marine Corps, in the 6th Marine Division/4th Regiment. He served in Guam, Okinawa, and Tsing Tao. He received the Purple Heart.

He married Mary DeWane September 10, 1960 at St. Mary’s Church, Woodstock, IL. He was the co-owner of Statter Wallpaper Mills, Crystal Lake, IL.

Ralph had served his community and the parishioners as a Deacon at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Crystal Lake, for many years.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box, 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675 or Pets In Need Midwest, Post Office Box 58, Ringwood, IL 60072.

Visitation at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 West Terra Cotta Ave., 4-8pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. Continued Visitation, Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 9am until time of Mass of the Christian Burial at 11am at St. Thomas the Apostle, 451 West Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Woodstock IL. For info call (815) 459-1760.


  • Mary Statter, Wife
  • Ralph K. Statter, Son
  • Patrick D. Statter, Son
  • Christopher Statter (Lana), Son
  • Brian T. Statter, Son
  • Mark D. Statter (Beth), Son
  • Gabrielle, Grandchild
  • Eric, Grandchild
  • Kelley, Grandchild
  • Karly, Grandchild
  • Emma, Grandchild
  • Christopher Statter, Father (deceased)
  • Edith Statter, Mother (deceased)
  • Irene Saville, Sister (deceased)
  • Christopher K. Statter, Brother (deceased)


  • Visitation Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Continued Visitation Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 1, 2020


Ralph W. Statter

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Ruth Jenkinson

January 29, 2020

Rest in peace Ralph. I will miss our conversations across the miles and I will remember with gratitude being able to meet with you in Crystal Lake and share our memories of our English relatives. With love to all the family, Ruth