||Ralph Macey, of Plymouth died in his home Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015|
Ralph Macey, of Plymouth died in his home Thursday evening, Aug. 27, 2015.
After returning from Korea in 1957 as a sergeant in the 69th Signal Detachment, he enrolled at the Indiana Institute of
Technology in Fort Wayne. There he earned a B.S. in electronic engineering.
He worked at various companies in South Bend eventually retiring from Cole Associates in South Bend in 1991 where he
worked as an electrical designer for more than 25 years. Over a seven-year period he built their home in the country
and the family moved to Plymouth in 1976.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Janet, of 55 years; daughter, Lea, (Jeff Johnson) of Walkerton; son, Ryon (Julia) and two
grandchildren, Lily and Eva of Plymouth; sister, Dolores McCarthy, nephew Tim McCarthy and niece, Kathy Bennett of
Preceding him in death were his parents, Richard and Gertrude Macey of Culver.
The Macey family requests memorial contributions be made to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 S. Center St.,
Plymouth, IN 46563.
Following Ralph's wishes, he will be cremated.
There will be a visitation at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, IN 46563 from 5 to 7 p.m. on
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
As directed by Ralph, there will be a private memorial and wake for family and close friends at a later date.
Friends are invited to sign the guestbook and share memories of Ralph with his family at www. vangilderfuneralhome. com
The Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Macey family and extend our deepest heartfelt condolences
to the family.