Ralph August Herzing

Ralph August Herzing, age 75 of Maryville, IL, born November 2, 1941 in Breese, IL, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at his residence surrounded by family. 

Ralph was a retired owner/operator of M&M Quickstop/Ralph & Sons, which began in 1970.  He was a Marine veteran. When Ralph was not working in the family business he loved, he enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his family. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Knola nee Haas Herzing; his wife, Mary Margaret nee Byrd Herzing; two sisters:  Darlene Schubert and Marilyn Honer; and two brothers:  Ronald and Raymond Herzing. 

He is survived by two sons:  Jim (Lisa) Herzing of Quincy, IL and Bob (Raquel) Herzing of Maryville, IL; two grandsons:  Derek and Nathan Herzing; two sisters:  Diane (Brian) Meyers of Aurora, IL and Dolores Kehrer of Highland, IL; numerous nieces and nephews; and a dear friend, Theresia Herzing of New Baden, IL. 

Memorial Visitation will from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home. 

Graveside Service with military honors will be at 10am on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Fr. Joseph Havrilka officiating. 

Memorials may be made to the Warren Billhartz Animal Shelter and will be received at the funeral home.

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