Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Ralph G. Rothstein, age 80, who died Sunday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. Parish Prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the funeral home.
Ralph was born in Richmond, MN to Nicholas and Theresia (Braegelmann) Rothstein. He married Evelyn Gertken on April 14, 1959 in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Richmond, MN. Ralph worked for the Cold Spring Granite Company for many years. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Ralph enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting, and playing cards. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Evelyn; children, Ralph Jr. (JoAnne), Bonnie (Steve) Molitor, and Loren (Mary); grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, Jordan, Nathan, Neil, Emily, Pari (Raymond), Whitney, Austin, and Abbi; great-grandchildren, Colton and Lincoln; siblings, Marcellus, Clarence (Pauline), and Nicholas (Margie).
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Edmund, Leo, Gregor, Leander, Richard, Norbert, Paul, Alfred, Agedia Hemmesch, Agnes Rausch, Leona Hemmesch, and Lucille Rothstein.
Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, MN.