Ralph Dudenhofer

July 20, 1926 ~ December 24, 2020 (age 94)

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Ralph Dudenhofer, age 94 of Paris, died Thursday, December 24, 2020, at AHC of Paris.


He worked in the tool and die industry for many years. Ralph was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was formerly active in the deaf ministry.


Ralph was born July 20, 1926, in Holly, MI, to the late George Dudenhofer and to the late Irene Chaffe Dudenhofer.


He was married to Marjorie Ruth Molesworth Dudenhofer May 15, 1948, who preceded him in death December 20, 2010.


Ralph is survived by two children, Kaylene (Stephen) Lengel of Cartersville, GA, and Alan Dudenhofer of Paris; three grandchildren, John (LeAnn) Dudenhofer of Paris, Bryan MacDonald of Cartersville, GA, and Jamie (Jeremy) Wilkerson of Dupont, WA; and four great grandchildren.


In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Dan Dudenhofer; three brothers, Bruce Dudenhofer, Earl Dudenhofer, and Paul Dudenhofer; and one grandson, Martin Fisher.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Monday, December 28, 2020, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm in LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home with Dr. Trent Bullock officiating.


Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Paris.


Memorials may be made to: Deaf Ministry at First Baptist Church, 313 North Poplar Street, Paris, TN, 38242.




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December 28, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
December 28, 2020

1:00 PM
LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St
Paris, TN 38242


Deaf Ministry at First Baptist Church
313 N. Poplar St., Paris TN 38242

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