RALPH OLEN FORTNER
APR 9, 1931 – MAR 4, 2015
Ralph went Home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the age of 83. Ralph was born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma on April 9, 1931 to Ralph and Willie May Fortner. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy and went on to follow in his families footsteps working as a pipe fitter in the Pipe Traders Union 442. Ralph is survived by his brother, Vester Fortner, sister, Teresa Moore, children: Vicky (Nick) Diego and Brenda Martin, stepchildren: Phil Owens, Tim Owens and Sandy Estevam, grandchildren: Brenda (Ryan) Fahlenkamp and Corey Morris, step- grandchildren: Justin Johnson, Jasper Estevam, Phillip Owens Jr., Olivea Owens and Summer Owens, great grandchildren: Jacob and Jordan Fahlenkamp.
Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Visitation is on Monday, March 9th from 4-8:00pm. Graveside Service is on Tuesday, March 10th at 11:00am in the Evergreen Garden.
Ralph will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
March 11, 2015