Ralph Frederick Stiles, age 83, of Roscommon, died on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at his home in the presence and comfort of his family.
Ralph was born May 25, 1939, in Benzonia, Michigan, the son of Ernest and Vida (Hull) Stiles.
Ralph married Joanne Yerke on June 7, 2002, in Prudenville, Michigan. Ralph was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed planting a garden every spring. Ralph’s family will remember him for being an absolute wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.
Ralph will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joanne; his daughter, Joyce Phyllis Stiles of Benzonia; grandson, Jacob; step-children: Linda Brooks of Houghton Lake, Ronald (Kathy) Harwood of Stephenson, Jonathan Harwood of Roscommon; step-grandchildren: Christopher (Jade) Brooks, Tricia Brooks; sister, Ruth Frestic of New Port Richey, Florida; brothers: Paul (Lorraine) Stiles of Benzonia, and David (Gloria) Stiles of Lowell; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Ralph is preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Phyllis Stiles; daughter, Pamela Lynn Stiles; grand-daughter, Misty Rose Stiles.
Family and friends will gather from 10:00 AM until the time of the Memorial Service at 12 Noon, on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Roscommon Baptist Church, 1201 West Sunset Drive, Roscommon, Michigan 48653. Pastor Erikson Aldridge will be officiating. Janice Fuller will be the organist.
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The family prefers memorial contributions be made in Ralph’s name to Roscommon Baptist Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon.