Saturday October 9th, 2021
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Ralph Eugene Threewits
Ralph Threewits, 92, of Union City, Indiana, died Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Beaumont Rehabilitation/Nursing Home Covid Ward, Anderson, Indiana. He was born June 28, 1929, to the late Dolores (Lawrence) Threewits Breymier and Paul Threewits. Ralph was a graduate of the “ornery” Jackson class of 1947. He married the love of his life, Phyllis (Runkle) Threewits on January 29, 1950. They were married 71 years. Ralph resided in the Union City area his entire life.
Ralph was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Union City, Indiana. He was a proud, lifelong farmer who retired in 1995, but continued to actively drive a tractor for his son until age 89. Ralph loved to fish, enjoyed a good prank and is described by many as a “good man.” He was a previous member of Union City Rotary Club and Union City Elks Club. His most cherished time spent was with family.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis of Union City, daughters Cheryl Threewits (Barry Hecker) of Pierceton, Indiana, Deb (Joe) Clark of Hudson, Indiana and Steve (Marla) Threewits of Union City, five grandchildren: Matt Clark, Mindy (Tony) Bollier, Josh (Ashley) Hecker, Sean (Whitney) Threewits and Jill (Jason) Hemmelgarn, 12 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his half brother, Robert (Velma) Breymier.
He was preceded in death by son Randy Threewits, grandson Zachary Hecker, great grandson Cooper Hecker, his mother, Dolores, his father, Paul, stepfather, Walter Breymier, as well as his brother Walter Threewits
Graveside Services will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Lisbon Cemetery, Union City, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church 515 W. Oak Street, Union City, IN 47390, American Heritage assisted living 204 Staudt Dr, Union City, IN 47390 or American Cancer Society 5635 W. 96th St Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Memories may be shared online at www.reichardfh.com
Make a donation to American Cancer Society (National Home Office) in honor of Ralph Eugene Threewits
Our deepest sympathies to Phyllis and the entire family. Love to all, and prayers continue. May God Bless ...
Love from Goshen,
Phil & Jeannie
Phil & Jeannie Oct 11 2021 1:58 PM
Sending my condolences to Phyllis and the Threewits family on the passing of a great man, Ralph. I have many fond memories of growing up in Union City and especially of your New Year's Eve gatherings. I will continue to send prayers for you all.
Jody Stoner Adelsperger Oct 10 2021 2:17 PM
Our hearts are so sad. 😢 Mr & Mrs Threewits were our "across the street" neighbors. We loved chatting with them when they were sitting out on the patio & they always enjoyed watching our grandkids playing outdoors & riding their bikes. We will really miss Ralph. RIP dear man. Bud & Janey Carrico
Janey Carrico Oct 8 2021 4:57 PM
So very sorry to learn of the death of your father-in-law.
Please share my sympathies with Steve.
As we know, losing a parent, at any age is so very difficult.
Prayers sent. ❤️
Sue Katherman Oct 8 2021 8:48 AM
Marla & Steve and Family so sorry for your loss
Randi Rose Oct 7 2021 9:00 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Ralph Threewits
Randi Rose Oct 7 2021 8:59 PM
Steve and Marla and Family, Sympathy to you for the loss of your father and grandfather! Prayers for your entire family!
Peggy Riegel Oct 7 2021 7:24 PM
Sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. Prayers for the family. Many memories.
Bud & Shirley Westfall Oct 7 2021 4:25 PM
Thoughts and prayers for the family . God Bless .
Mark Guggenbiller and Rachel Moystner Oct 7 2021 11:56 AM
Scott and I are holding your family in our prayers. We know Ralph mainly through my parents who always spoke fondly of him and would agree that he was a good man.
Janie (Ayers)Guggenbiller Oct 7 2021 11:30 AM