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Ralph Anthony Grau

August 9, 1933 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

Ralph A. Grau, age 88, a lifelong resident of Dyer, passed away, Wednesday, August 3, 2022. He was married to the most wonderful, loving wife, Audrey (Blaskovich) for 63 years. Ralph said he was lucky to have two precious daughters, Rachelle Schmidt and Ranae Gourley, son-in-law Darren Gourley, two grandsons, Benjamin and David Gourley, and granddaughter Madeline Schmidt.

Funeral services will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave in St. John, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 with visitation from 10 am until the time of service at 1 pm. Burial Chapel Lawn Cemetery.

Ralph worked on the railroad and for ocean container vessels. He was in sales throughout the United States and traveled to Europe, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.  Ralph always enjoyed time with his family and always made sure they knew how much he loved them. He loved all and any dogs that came into his life from the time he was a child. During the Korean War, Ralph was stationed at the NIKE missile site at Wolf Lake in Hammond, Indiana where they guarded the Midwest during the war.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Calumet Humane Society in Munster, would be appreciated.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John
8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

1:00 PM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John
8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
August 9, 2022

Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens
8178 Cline Ave
Crown Point, IN 46307

Donations

Humane Indiana
421 - 45th Ave, Munster IN 46321
Web: http://www.humaneindiana.org

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