Ralph J. Chamberlain
November 29, 1926 - March 16, 2020
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In light of current events, Ralph’s memorial service has been postponed.  When it is re-scheduled, information will appear on this site and another obituary will appear in the print media.

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Ralph Chamberlain, a longtime Appleton resident, passed away at ThedaCare Medical Center in Appleton on Monday evening, March 16, 2020.  Ralph was 93.  He was born in Wausau on November 29. 1926, son of the late Ralph and Genevieve (Meyer) Chamberlain.  He married Doris Ilene Achterberg on January 25, 1947 in Schofield; she survives.  The couple moved to Appleton…

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Wendy Siebers left a message on April 5, 2020:
My Uncle Art Siebers was a Shriner and that is how we met Ralph. What a wonderful, upbeat, kind, and outgoing gentleman. We had great times at the Shriner's for Children parades. My deepest sympathy to Doris and family. Wendy WendySiebers@Coffey4Insurance.com
Jim and Mary Loew left a message on March 28, 2020:
Ralph was my first friend when I joined First Methodist. My wife Mary and I are crushed by Ralph’s passing. He knew everyone’s name and was the most friendly man I knew. Ralph loved the Timber Rattlers baseball team and enjoyed the games. Allene our deepest condolences to you and your family.
Melinda Mauk-Templeton left a message on March 23, 2020:
I'm so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing.
Carol and George Lorenz left a message on March 21, 2020:
Ilene, We were sorry to hear of the passing of Ralph. We only knew him a short time, but enjoyed eating with both of you at Primrose. His sense of humor and his smile brightened our day. We look forward to the time when we can see you again. Please stay in good health. Carol and George Lorenz
Fred & Char Steenis left a message on March 18, 2020:
Ilene -- Sorry to read about Ralph. Always remember the trip together. Ralph always had a smile and a story -- and enjoyed playing cards! May happy memories give you peace. God bless!
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Dana Brooks left a message on March 18, 2020:
Uncle Jay always had a big and genuine, warm smile. I will never forget my encounters with him and Ilene while they rode their bikes around the campgrounds and stopped to by our site to say hi. His radiant love and strong voice is something that'll stick with me. Love, Dana (Senn) Brooks
Leigh A Stormer left a message on March 18, 2020:
Ilene & Family: We are so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. He was such a neat guy and was such a special part of our family. He will be missed by so many but we con tinue to remember all the wonderful things that he accomplished throughout his life time.
Carol Fischer left a message on March 17, 2020:
Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. It was great getting to know you and Ralph when dad and mom were at Primrose. (Armon and Alta Fischer)
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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