Ralph Harry Meier, 96, of Butler, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at his residence.
He was born August 17, 1922 in Butler, the son of the late Frank A. and Alma (Brucker) Meier.
Ralph was a veteran of the US Army, having served in four major battles in Europe during WWII. He was a Master violin maker. He retired from American Glass Research as a journeyman tool and die maker. He had been a member of Intersection Community Church which was formerly Christ Outreach Church.
Surviving are 2 grandchildren, Bridget (John) Vissari of Butler and Brent (Emily) Meier of Brookline, NH and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sophie (Zubik) Meier whom he married July 22, 1943 and who passed away on February 2, 2018 and his son, Lynn Dale Meier.
Graveside and military services will be held on Tuesday, July 9th at 11:00 AM at Summit Evangelical Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Butler.
In lieu of any flowers or gifts, donations may be made to his great grandson’s charity, www.achromacorp.org.