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Joseph William Ranalli

Born: Wed., May 14, 1924
Died: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
Location: White-Love Funeral Home

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
Location: White-Love Funeral Home

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 Joseph William Ranalli, age 94 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on January 23, 2019. He was born on May 14, 1924 in Columbus, OH to Croce and Carmella Ranalli, both of whom preceded him in death.

On May 21, 1973, he married his loving wife, Geraldine H. Killosky Ranalli, who survives in Valparaiso, IN.
He is also survived by his children: Sandy Ranalli of Portage, IN, Debbie (Ron) Wahl of Porter, IN and Rocky (Gene) Guernsey of Valparaiso, IN; his grandchildren: Heather (John) Handley, Eric Jacobs, Joshua (Kara) Jacobs, Laurin Guernsey, Stephanie Guernsey, Amanda Young, and Aaron Young; his great-grandchildren: Aiden, Taegan and Zane; his siblings: Emilio (Maranna) Ranalli, Angelina (Ben) Griggs, and Gino (Francis) Ranalli; his brother-in-law, Jim Killosky; and by his many nieces and nephews.

He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Charlotte; his brothers, Biagio and John; by his sister, Philomena; and by his brother-in-law, Alex Killosky.

Joseph proudly and humbly served his country during WWII as a solder in the United States Army and was awarded the Purple Heart for bravery. He loved golfing, bowling, and playing horse shoes. He was a good artist and most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 4 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN with Rev. Erik Bernth officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memories may be shared at: www.whitelovefuneralhome.com.

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   Posted Fri January 25, 2019

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Kevin, Stephanie .

Deb, the Frailey family wishes you a bit of peace in this time of sorrow. We are very sorry for your loss. Kevin, Stephanie & Parker Frailey

Sherryl Smolar
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Gerry, Ron, Deb and family,

We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time.

Sally, Michelle, Virginia and Sherry
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Claudia Miller Forrest
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019

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