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Ralph L. Foss

Ralph L. Foss, 77, Woodstock, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, peacefully in his sleep at his home.

He was born June 13, 1939, to Stanley and Louise (Wisniewski) Foss. 

On Oct. 7, 1967, he married Anell Iovino in Chicago.

Ralph was first and foremost a family man. He married the love of his life. Family meant everything to him.  He was a national handball champion and an avid sports fan. He was an advocate of working out daily and healthy eating. He loved cooking for family get-togethers, and he cherished spending time with his granddaughters.

Survivors include his loving wife; three children, Lisa Foss, Jack (Jodi) Foss and Gabe (Michelle) Foss; two grandchildren, Mia and Kate; two brothers, Larry (Carole) Foss and Robert (Christine) Foss; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial gathering, celebration of life and memorial service were held March 19 at Facets Event Center, Woodstock. 

Memorials can be made to the family or charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.

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