Obituaries

Ralph Struckhoff

Ralph Struckhoff of Augusta, MO was born April 17, 1946 in Washington, MO to the late Henry and Theresa Struckhoff (nee` Bruckerhoff).

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He passed away September 11, 2020 at the age of 74 years, due to Covid 19 complications. He received his education at Immaculate Conception Grade School in Augusta, MO before moving on to St. Francis Borgia High School, where he graduated in 1964. Ralph served his country in the U.S. Army beginning in December 1965 through November 1967. He was united in marriage to his beloved wife Jane (nee` Bair) in October 1970 at Immaculate Conception Church in Augusta, MO. The couple made their home in Augusta where they were blessed with two children. Ralph worked as a carpenter, Union Local #97, for Lauer Construction until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Augusta, the Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Post 262 in Augusta, MO. Ralph enjoyed many things throughout his life. He was always willing to help out anyone, at any time, whether it be family, a neighbor with a home project, or helping with a luncheon at his church. Christmas was always a special time of year for him and his family. He was always known for the wonderful decorations he would put up. His friends and family called him “Clark” and “Christmas Ralph”. His greatest joy was spending time with his four grandchildren and making wonderful memories with them. He will be greatly missed.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Theresa Struckhoff. He is survived by his wife, Jane Struckhoff; one son, Chuck Struckhoff and wife JoAnn of Augusta, MO; one daughter, Tricia Obermark and husband Todd of Washington, MO; one sister, Virginia Mattera and husband Michael of Marthasville, MO; three brothers: Henry Struckhoff Jr, Matthew Struckhoff, and Andrew Struckhoff; four grandchildren: Madelyn, Beth, Meredith Obermark and Andrew Struckhoff; and many other family and friends.

Visitation: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. Funeral Mass: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church in Augusta, MO with interment in the church cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Hospital or Masses.