Ralph L. West
Ralph L. West, 83, Kokomo, passed away at 10:04 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at North Woods Village in Kokomo. He was born March 15, 1936, in Howard County, to Guy E. and Mary (Clark) West. On Oct. 20, 1957, he married Carolyn Sue Rice, and she survives.
Ralph graduated from Greentown High School. He loved farming and was a farmer all of his life. He attended Kokomo Zion Church.
In addition to his wife, Carolyn Sue West, he is survived by his daughters, Deborah S. West, Teresa A. Miller and Nancy A. (Ralph) Knauss; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Lindsay) Straeter, Eric Straeter, Jesse (Alycia) Straeter, Michael Straeter, Nikki (Justin) Coomer, Lindsay (Ryan) Bartrum and Whitney (Joseph) Habig; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Helen Shaffer.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown, with Pastor Ron Forsythe officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made in Ralph's memory to Kindred Hospice or North Woods Village Memory Care Unit. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on September 13, 2019


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Neal Lehman
Oct 03, 2019
I will always remember Ralph as a man with a smile. I only knew him for a short time, but in that time he made an impact on me. Ralph I know you're dancing in heaven today.
Sep 14, 2019
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sheila felker
Sep 14, 2019
sorry ur loss of ur father sending prayers at this time family
Wen & Ruth Hockersmith
Sep 14, 2019
We are sooooo sorry that Ralph is gone. We have lost a really, really good friend!! Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy to Carolyn and all the family.
With Love, Wen & Ruthie