Feb. 12, 1945-Sept. 2, 2007
MAYWOOD -- John Edward Ralston, 62, died Sunday (Sept. 2, 2007) at Great Plains Medical Center in North Platte.
He was born on Feb. 12, 1945, to George and Frances (Murray) Ralston in Curtis. He attended school at Stockville graduating from Stockville Public Schools in 1963.
On June 17, 1961, he married Janie Werkmeister at the Methodist Church in Maywood. He drove truck for 36 years, driving for Wynne Transport for the past 14 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Ralston.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Janie of Maywood; his mother, Frances Ralston of Curtis; daughter, Shelli McPeek and husband, Jamie of Loves Park, Ill.; son, Mike Ralston and wife, Angie of Papillion; two brothers, Kenny Ralston and wife, Kathy of McCook and Lee Ralston and wife, Debbie of North Platte; three sisters, Alice Hinton and husband, Jack of Thornton, Colo., Connie Starck and husband, Jim of Lincoln and Linda Monte and husband, Tony of Littleton, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Maywood Cemetery with the Rev. Dale Heimer officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the Maywood Hall.
Online condolences may be given to the family at blasestrauser.com.
Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.