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Ralph E. Heiser
November 2, 1930 ~ October 24, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Ralph E. Heiser, 92, of LaFontaine, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on November 2, 1930, to Morris and Mae (Stair) Heiser in Gas City, Indiana.
Ralph was a graduate of LaFontaine High School. He served in the United States Army as a Sargent during the Korean War. He married Rosemary Coty on October 9, 1955. He worked as a Union Carpenter. Ralph was a member of the LaFontaine Christian Church. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 15 in Wabash and a life member of the LaFontaine Masonic Lodge. Ralph enjoyed entertaining and having people over at the pool, boating, and playing cards.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Rosemary Heiser; two sons, Kerry Heiser of Wabash, Indiana, Tony Heiser of LaFontaine, Indiana; two daughters, Marsha (Charles) King of Wabash, Indiana, Tamera Mosier of North Manchester, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Leigh (Mark) Denniston. Emily King, Jennifer Southwick, Vincent (Stephanie) Brooks, Andrea (Ryan) Haynes, Kyle Heiser, Brad Mosier (Becky Vanpatten); seven great-grandchildren, Tyler (Megan) Denniston, Mason Brooks, Jada Brooks, Lily Haynes, Conner Taylor, Alexander Southwick, Taylor Brooks; one great great-granddaughter, Stevie Denniston; 2 sisters, Louise Sheetz, Patricia Althouse.
He was preceded in death by both parents; one sister, Mary Ellen Smith; and one grandson, Randy Mosier.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, Lafontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.
McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940, have been trusted with Ralph E. Heiser's final arrangements.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.