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Ralph Musser
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Obituary for Ralph Musser

Ralph Musser, age 68 of Boone, died June 28, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Following Ralph’s wishes, he has been cremated.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday July 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, with Rev. Dianna Clark officiating. Burial of his cremains will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery west of Boone.

Ralph Edward Musser, was born in Boone, Iowa on March 20, 1949, the son of Ernest Sr. and Betty (Staley) Musser. On October 21, 1967, Ralph married Patty Peterson at the Church of Christ Church in Luther, Iowa.

Ralph worked as a painter for Percival Scientific in Boone. He enjoyed tinkering in his garage, fishing and camping at Don Williams, the Ledges, and Little Wall Lake, dirt tracking racing, especially at the Boone Speedway and watching his grandson race in the IMCA Division.

Ralph is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Ann; his brothers, Ronald, Gary, and Ernest Jr.; and a brother-in-law, Thomas Hilsabeck and granddaughter, Bailee Marie. He is survived by his wife, Patty of Boone; four sons, David Musser and wife Carol Ann, Carl Musser and wife Brittney, and Chris Musser, all of Boone and Steven Musser and wife Jennifer of Madrid; a daughter Laurie Wilson and husband Dan of Boone; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Dale Musser and wife Debbie, John Musser and wife Sherri and Roger Musser all of Boone; a sister Margaret Hilsabeck of Boone; a sister-in-law, Linda Musser of Ogden; many nieces and nephew.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, on Wednesday from 3 until 8 p.m. where the family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m. On Thursday, friends may call at the Church from 9 a.m. until service time.

In memory of Ralph, memorials may be directed to the family.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Family present from 6 until 8 p.m.

Memorial Service




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Central Christian Church

803 Green Street
Boone, Iowa 50036


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