July 13, 1931 ~ July 31, 2010
Ralph died on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at his home in West Fargo, ND at the age of 79.
Ralph Thomas Kluth was born on July 13, 1931, the son of William and Pauline (Binder) Kluth, near Tuttle, ND. He grew up in this area and received his education. Ralph was united in marriage to Delores Miller on November 2, 1955 in Tappen, ND. Ralph worked in the construction industry near Robinson / Tappen, ND until they moved to Fargo in 1968. Ralph worked for the Steiger / Case IH tractor company until his retirement in 1995. They have made their home in West Fargo for the past several years where he enjoyed woodworking and tinkering with other projects in the garage.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Delores of West Fargo; his children, Deborah Kirsch (Scott Harris) of Fargo; Kelvin Kluth of Fargo; Lee Allan (Susan) Kluth of Mapleton; Brenda Kluth of Fargo; and Jonathan Kluth of Fargo; his 13 grandchildren - Becky, Russell, Shelly, Renae (Dustin), Shane (Kris), Shaun (Amy), Jessica, Brandon, Sheryl (Andy), Heather (Eric), Jon, Tom, and Allison; and his 8 great grandchildren - Elizabeth, Sarah, Kari, Jazmine, Hunter, Gage, Josselyn and Samuel. Also surviving are his sisters, Mable Weippert of Minot; and Delores Pfaff of Tappen. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Edward, Clifford, and Richard Kluth.