flag image
Choco Fest

Obituaries

Ralph Alston Jr.

Died: Sunday, December 30, 2012
Age: 88
Ralph Alston Jr., 88, Highland Park, Ill., formerly of Williams Bay, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at the Highland Park Hospital.

He was born Sept. 29, 1924, in Chicago to parents Ralph and Irma Heilsher Alston. Ralph proudly served his country as a pilot in the United States Navy during World War II. He married Shirley Pederson. For years, Ralph was an attorney for the First National Bank Trust Department. He is survived by his children, Nancy (Jeff) Fox, Highland Park, and Dick Alston, West Hollywood, Calif.; a brother, Robert Alston, Tinley Park, Ill.; a sister, Bunny Cook, St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Nikki (Brett) Singer, Chicago, Charles Alston, Manhattan, N.Y., Peter (Maggie) Alston, Chicago, and Katie Alston, Columbus, Ohio; and great-grandchildren, Max and Nate Singer.

Services held at a later date. Toynton Funeral Home of Walworth, assisted the family with arrangements.

Comments ()
spacer
Ireland's Custom Wood Shop
Site Search

Obituary Search
spacer
LAKE GENEVA AREA REALTY
Born May 6th
1740: John Penn, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
1758: Maximilien Robespierre, French revolutionary.
1840: Frederick William Stowe, son of the Harriet Beecher Stowe.
1856: Robert Edward Peary, arctic explorer and the first man to reach the North Pole.
1856: Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist, founder of psychoanalysis.
May 6th
in history
1945: Axis Sally makes her final propaganda broadcast to Allied troops.
1954: British runner Roger Banister breaks the four minute mile.
1960: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960.
1962: The first nuclear warhead is fired from a Polaris submarine.
1994: The Channel Tunnel linking England to France is officially opened.