Ralph Mundhank

Posted Online: April 19, 2014, 9:06 pm
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Ralph Mundhank, 76, of Davenport, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home in Clinton.
A memorial gathering is 4-7 p.m. Monday at Runge, Davenport. Cremation will follow.
He was born May 18, 1937, in Burnt Prairie, Ill., to Ralph and Lola Mundhank.
Survivors are daughters, Kim Mundhank, Waupaca, Wis., and Vicki Ferreyra, Clinton, Iowa; son, Lee, Clinton; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Ed. He was preceded in death by an infant brother Charles; and sisters, Maxine Tyler and Velma Bennett.


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