Ralph C. Matzeder

Ralph Charles Matzeder Jr., 92, of Leavenworth, died, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at Medicalodge. He was born on March 2, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Ralph and Calla (Hartman) Matzeder Sr.

On Feb 1, 1943, Ralph married Kathelyn Pitts. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Margaret Frederick.

Ralph is survived by two sons, Gerald Matzeder and Donald (Dianna) Matzeder; two grandchildren, Kristi (Randy) Mayfield and Sarah Decker; five great-grandchildren, Christena Matzeder, Cade Decker, Heather Mayfield, Emery Mayfield and Isaac Mayfield.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.