Ralph C. Tepe, 71, of Marietta, passed away Sunday (Sept. 25, 2011) at the Arbors of Marietta.
He was was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Cincinnati, to the late Ralph H. and Dorothy (Koch) Tepe. Ralph had spent most of his life teaching, until his retirement last year from Washington State Community College.
Surviving is his daughter, Chana Treat (Andrew) of Parkersburg, and his son Dirk Tepe (Kim) of Hamilton, Ohio. Also surviving are grandchildren: Aidan Treat, Dylan, Logan and Kenna Tepe. Ralph's brother, Mike Tepe, also survives.
Memorial services will be Monday, (Oct. 3) at 3:30 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium at Washington State Community College. Memorial contributions may be made in Ralph's honor to the charity of the donor's choice. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.