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Ralph Eugene Threewits

June 28, 1929 — October 5, 2021

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.
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