Ralph FogelRalph Stewart Fogel, 91, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully November 25, 2012, in Mesa, Arizona.
Ralph was born January 20, 1921, in Dilworth, Minnesota, to William Philip and Josephine Shornack Fogel. He graduated from Dilworth High School in 1938. He met Zelda Rudd, the love of his life, at York's cafe, whom he later married on June 2, 1945. Together they had four children. Ralph enlisted in the Army October 1, 1942, and was assigned to the 714th railway battalion. He proudly served his country during World War II while stationed in Alaska. After the war ended, he was honorably discharged on October 8, 1945.