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Ralph Windschitl

March 23, 1953 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 67)


Ralph Windschitl passed away at his home on January 03, 2021. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 08, 2021 at 4PM at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples. Visitation will be two hours prior. Interment will be at Motley Public Cemetery on Saturday, January 09, 2021. 

Ralph was born to Arnold and Loretta (Faerber) Windschitl on March 23, 1953. He graduated from Stewart High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1971, and was proud to serve our country. Ralph married Jenny Sjostrom, in Long Prairie, MN, and was a construction worker most of his life. There was no better carpenter than Ralph; he could make anything you requested. He also enjoyed cooking, reading, fishing, nature, and the history channel. Ralph could always been seen with his four legged companion, Buddy, there no doubt the two of them are now reunited.

He is survived his three daughters and their children: Jill (Blaine) Tate and their children Lilly, Robin, Carley, Nate, Mack, Halaina, Henry, Hadley, and Gavin; Ellie (Luis) Acuña and their children Solaña and Solice; Kacey Tubbs (Joshua) and their children Wyatt Dunn, and Riley Tubbs; 2 great-grandchildren Kyle and Hazel Schrader; the love of his life, Jenny; brothers Gary, Tony, Bob, Leo, Paul, Tom, and Roger; Sisters Joan Arango, and Rita Miller; many nieces and nephews; and lifelong friend Ron Hagman.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Carol, and brother Jim.

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January 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Brenny Family Funeral Chapel (Staples)

Funeral Service
January 8, 2021

4:00 PM
Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples
309 North Fourth Street
Staples, MN 56479

January 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Motley Public Cemetery

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