Ralph Edward Allison

July 10, 1915July 19, 2012

Ralph Edward Allison 1915 ~ 2012

Ralph Edward Allison, age 97, passed away July 19, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ralph was born July 10, 1915 in Great Falls, Montana to Ralph Cornelius Allison and Vera Valentine Allison. He was married to Dorothy Hodge on June 20, 1936; they had a son, Ralph C. Allison, Dorothy later passed away. He married Janet Snedecor on August 15, 1956; she later passed away. He married Florence Lepley on February 14, 1992; she also later passed away. Ralph E. is survived by his son Ralph C. Allison age 72, grandchildren, Barbara A. Allison age 51, Edward J. and wife Sherri Allison age 49, Patti A. Williams age 47; 13 great grandchildren and 15 great great- grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Two brothers Thomas and Herbert, by his three beloved wives, 3 great grandsons, Ralph C. Allison, Nathel J. Allison and Edward J. Allison JR. Ralph served as Corner during WW2, then became Havre Hospital Administrator, He then moved the family to California where He worked for Bank of America, His wife Dorothy passed in California. He then married Janet and moved back to Montana were they lived and ranched until Janet passed. He then moved to West Valley City, Utah this is where he married Florence, they were members of St Matthews Lutheran Church. She passed in 2001 of Alzheimer’s and Grandpa did the Alzheimer’s walk up until the age of 95 and stayed active with Silverado Senior Living. He stayed living in their house until health issues caused a change in Aug of 2011 He moved to Golden Assisted Living until April of 2012, Health reasons put Him at Aspen Park Rehabilitation Center, where He passed on Tuesday with his friends, grandson and a wonderful Nurse at His side. Ralph was a member of the Free Masons AF&AM for 68 years in Euclid #58 and Chinook #50, York Rite Member in Great Falls (Chapter & Council) and Havre (Commandery). He was also involved in the Montana Eastern Star for many years with Janet. He will be missed by all that knew him & Loved Him!

Funeral Services for Ralph will be held Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 2654 West 5200 South. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 West 4100 South; and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the Church.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, July 26, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 26, 2012

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August 1, 2012

Ralph, we'll be remembering all the good years up north. Shirley and Larry Wisch

Amber Tucker

July 27, 2012

I always enjoyed your stories when you came into wound care. I didnt know you long but you really touched my life. You will be truly missed.
Love Amber Tucker

mike stoker

July 26, 2012

Ralph was my dear friend I will miss our Tuesdays together.

Suzette Acord

July 26, 2012

Ralph will be missed. He was an inspiration to us all! Our prayers are with the Allison Family. God Bless!

Kelli and Chad Wendlandt

July 26, 2012

Ralph we will miss you! You always had wonderful stories about Montana and about the past to share. We feel so blessed to have known him. You are in the Lord's loving hands now my friend. Prayers and thoughts are with the family at this time.

Mary Beatty

July 26, 2012

This is for son, Ralph: Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you on this sad day.

MaryKay Arnold

July 25, 2012

Will miss Ralph and his great hugs! Glad he was able to celebrate his 97th birthday. Rest in peace my friend.
Prayers for the family,

Bob Keiser

July 25, 2012

With heartfelt sympathy at the loss of Ralph. Got to know him quite well these past couple of years helping him with his trips here and there. Lots of great conversations with him. Prayers to all the family at this time and always.

July 25, 2012

Our deepest condolences to the entire Allison Family. Juan & Tamara Lopez

Scott and Stacy Frandsen

July 25, 2012

Ralph was a joy to be around. I will forever miss his handshake during every communion as I passed by. We will deeply miss him. May the angels wings lift you up to heaven to live within the love of God's glory forever.