Ralph John Kinder

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September 15, 1920 - May 19, 2020
Born in Fenton, MO
Resided in Florissant, MO

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Ralph John Kinder, of Florissant, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 99. Loving husband of Marian Kinder; beloved son of the late Newton and Augusta Kinder; devoted father of Ron Kinder, Karen Talbot, and Sherri (Mike) Pratt; cherished grandfather Glenn (Christy Ann) Talbot, Curt (Christy) Talbot, Chris Kinder, Jill Kinder, Amy (Steve) Groth, Kristy (Shane) Morrill, Dan Pratt, and Megan Pratt; treasured great-grandfather of Kelsey, Shayne, Keagan, McKenna, Talon, Makenzie, Jada, Brysen, Sophia, Robert, and Jaxson; dear uncle of Forrest (Donna) Miller, Jr., Kim Landry and Joyce Driemeier. Ralph is preceded in death by his sister, Florence (Forrest, Sr.) Miller.

Ralph was a true family man at heart, and he cherished the time spent with his son, daughters, and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. One of his greatest joys was taking his entire family out for dinner. He also had a great love of motorcycles, and over the years, was able to take many road tours on his Harley with his beloved wife Marian. Ralph is remembered with deep love by all of his family, and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ralph's honor to the Alzheimer's Association.

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  1. Mitch Fletcher May 20, 2020 at 1:35 pm - Reply

    candle 8He is truly one of the best men I have ever known, RIP my friend

  2. Gail Burkett and Bill May 20, 2020 at 1:45 pm - Reply

    To us Ralph was alot of fun to get along with and his wife Marian was a sweetheart. Time flies when you’re having fun.

  3. Jean Richardson Walker. May 21, 2020 at 7:33 am - Reply

    I remember your dad and mom from Our Master Lutheran Church. Our families has fun there. I know he will be missed. Jean (Richardson) Walker.

  4. Ed and Shirley Hogan May 21, 2020 at 8:38 am - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. We have so many fond memories of your family especially the St. Peter;s Church and Riverview Gardens School years. Ed always enjoyed visiting with Ralph and Marian when they still lived in the area and shopped at Sam’s Club. We know he will be missed by your loving family and all who knew him. Ed and Shirley Hogan

  5. Anke und Lisa from Germany May 21, 2020 at 9:40 am - Reply

    candle 8Thank you Grandpa , that you always made us feel very welcome and we could share good times together… we are sad, but full of memories ! Our condolences reach out to the whole family! ❣️

  6. Bill Schmidt May 21, 2020 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    Ralph truly was a fine man and great friend to the Schmidt family. Our deepest sympathy to Marian, Ron, Karen, Sherri and all the Kinder family.

  7. Dewey Eagerton May 21, 2020 at 8:47 pm - Reply

    Christy & Curt, Mom and I send our deepest condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. Love y’all

  8. Michael Carosone May 23, 2020 at 10:26 am - Reply

    Sorry to hear of Ralph’s passing, always a great (Green Valley Dr.) neighbor willing to help out in any situation. Our thoughts and prayers to you and all the family.

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