Ralph Vernon Glider, 96, of Hiawatha, formerly of Webster and Wellman, passed away at the Hiawatha Care Center on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Funeral Services were held Jan. 13 at Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman, with Pastor Moody Colorado officiating. Burial was in Wellman Cemetery.
Local survivors include Shirley and Steve Knight of Solon.
Ralph was born the second child of Lewis and Jessie Canott Glider on Jan. 3, 1917. He grew up on the family farm near Wellman and graduated from Wellman High School. He was united in marriage to Opal Wade on March 30, 1940. They spent 42 years farming together.
Ralph was very active in the Webster Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Asbury United Methodist Church and the Webster Methodist Church.
Messages may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.