Ralph S. Klemperer

September 9, 1934May 15, 2020

Ralph S. Klemperer, 85, Navy Veteran, resident of Lake Forest, IL. for over 40 years, passed away peacefully Friday, May 15, 2020. Beloved husband and best friend for 59 years of Sheila Klemperer, nee Rowe, devoted and loving father of Nancy Leizman (Marc) and Jill Marshall ( Dr. Ian), proud and adoring Grandpa of Emily, Ryan, Lauren and Will, loving son of the late Ralph Klemperer and Dorothy Klemperer Goldfarb and stepson of the late Alger Goldfarb; dear brother of Suzanne Kaatz (the late Ronald) and brother in law of Carolyn Gerstein (the late Howard). Loving Uncle of Kathy, Robbie, Dean, Andrew and Scott. Ralph will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Chicago Botanic Garden at, Lake Forest Open Lands at, or charity of your choice. We will celebrate Ralph’s life at a later date. For information: Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home, 847-256-5700.


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Dorothy Bahr

June 6, 2020

Dear Sheila & Family
My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of
Ralph. Many happy memories with you and Ralph at the Aeolus
reunions. My husband was Dick Bahr.
Sincerely...Dorothy Bahr

Terri Kreutzer

May 27, 2020

You will live forever in my heart, Ralph. May you enjoy steak tartare and chocolate eclairs with the angels in heaven.