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Ralph William Fleming

| August 4, 2022 12:33 PM

Ralph William Fleming, 92, of Silverton, Idaho, passed away July 8, 2022 at the Good Samaritan- Silver Wood Village of Silverton. He was born August 6, 1929 in Lewellen, Nebraska; Ralph was the son of Arthur LeRoy and Nellie Elizabeth (Bennett) Fleming.

Ralph was united in marriage to Louise Harriman on June 10, 1951 in Hershey, Nebraska. Before his beloved wife’s passing on April 26, 2022, they had celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Ralph and Louise moved to Moses Lake, Washington in 1956. And in 2003, they moved to the Silver Valley.

In the mid 1960’s, Ralph was a proud and hard working farmer for many years. He then worked in the auto upholstery business and had worked for Moses Lake Auto Upholstery for many years, retiring in 1993.

While residing in Moses Lake, Ralph and Louise were members of the Lakeview Missionary Church. They were also members of the Silverton Community Church.

Ralph loved and enjoyed his family, gardening and was a jack of all trades; he would be so willing to help anyone in need- he loved helping others.

Ralph is survived by three children Art Fleming (Doris) of Wallace, Idaho, Patty Fleming of Edmonds, Washington, and Bill Fleming of Spokane, Washington; four grandchildren Angela, John, Steve and Tim; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Louise, one son Michael Fleming and four siblings Mary Barkley, Leslie Fleming, Edna Mae Ohnemus and James Fleming.

A Celebration of Life for both Ralph and Louise will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at 2:30 P.M., at the Lakeview Missionary Church of Moses Lake; a reception/luncheon for family and friends will be held at the church following services, everyone is welcome.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Audiobook Ministries 109 S.W. Normandy Park Rd., Seattle, Washington 98166 or to Lakeview Missionary Church 810 S. Evergreen Dr., Moses Lake, Washington 98837.

The family wishes to express their gratitude and appreciation to the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton and to Advanced Hospice Care for their love, kindness and special care that was shown to Ralph.

You may share your special memories of Ralph with his family at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com.


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