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Ralph C. Denn, Sr.

August 17, 1952 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Ralph Denn, Sr. Obituary

Ralph C. Denn, Sr., 71, of Carlisle Township, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at UH Elyria Medical Center after a long illness. He was born in Elyria on August 17, 1952 to parents Franklin and Wanda (Starr) Denn Sr. He graduated from Midview High School. He was a very hard worker his entire life. Ralph retired from Premiere Asphalt in 2013. He and his grandson, Kristoffer, frequented the Lorain County Speedway. Ralph was passionate about NASCAR, classic western films, and all 70’s music. He loved the snow, especially plowing it. Those who knew him describe him as a great friend and an honest man. He was non-filtered and “told it like it is.” He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Survivors include his daughter, Crystal Denn; son, Ralph Denn Jr., sister, Barbara Denn; brothers, Franklin “Butch” Jr., Dennis, Raymond; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty Denn and Janice Schildt; and brother, Ronald. Family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of service at 11 AM on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at the Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home 38475 Chestnut Ridge Road (at State Route 57) in Elyria. Pastor Gary Lauzon will officiate. Burial will immediately follow at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.laubenthalmercado.com. Arrangements entrusted to Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home in Elyria.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44035

Interment

Brookdale Cemetery (Elyria)

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