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Ralph Roelike

November 18, 1940 — December 9, 2022

Melrose, Minnesota

Ralph Roelike

Ralph J. Roelike, age 82 of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2022 at the CentraCare Care Center in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Ralph Joseph Roelike was born November 18, 1940 in Melrose, Minnesota to Othmar and Frances (Stein) Roelike. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1958. Ralph worked at the Kraft plant in Melrose and the helped on the family farm. He also worked at Melrose Motors for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose. Ralph enjoyed watching sporting events and spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his brother, Joseph (Marge) Roelike of Melrose; niece, Kristine Anderson; nephew, Randy Roelike; and many loving relatives and friends.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice Paulson; and nephews, Russ and Ron Roelike.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 12, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral Home

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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