Ralph Walraven Dies Wednesday

Ralph Walraven, 67, of 11 North Eighth Ave., Canton, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1974, at his home.

He was born April 29, 1907, in Astoria, a son of Amos and Iva Smith Walraven. He married Ila Jones, July 19, 1926, in Rock Island. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Rohrer of Canton; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Westerfield of rural Canton.

Two sons died earlier.

He retired from International Harvester Co. in 1968.

Mr. Walraven was a member of the First Christian Church of Canton.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton with Rev. Michael Huson officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Published in the Astoria Argus-Searchlight on 10/30/1974

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