His funeral service will be held in the Somers Community United Church of Christ, 9918 12th St., Somers, on Monday, June 17th, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kathleen Gloff officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Sunday, from 5:00 p.m., until 7:00 p.m., and in the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
The family has suggested in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to the Church.
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Ralph G. “Bud” Mandernack, 87, passed away in Froedtert Medical Center, in Milwaukee, on June 12, 2019, following a fall at home. He was born in Kenosha on June 19, 1931, the son of the late Arthur and Gertrude (nee: Schoepke) Mandernack-Maluchnick.
Ralph graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School, Class of 1949, and the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. He served with the U.S. Navy. On July 10, 1954, in the Somers Congregational Church, he was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Ingrouille. He was a partner in the Pawlak Drug Store, later, he was employed by Walgreen’s until retiring in 1990. After retiring, he worked at St. Catherine’s Hospital. Ralph was a member of the Somers Community United Church of Christ, National and local Pharmacists Associations. He was also a volunteer at the Kenosha Museums and at Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary & Arboretum.
Surviving are his beloved wife of nearly 65 years, Shirley; four sons, Brett (Carole) Mandernack, Scott (Marilyn) Mandernack, Kevin (Kumi) Mandernack, and Lance Mandernack; nine grandchildren, Morgan (Kevin) Hindes, Leah (Rachel) Houtman, Erin (George) Wakim, Jordan LeSuer-Mandernack, Keisi Mandernack, Kaiya Mandernack, Jessica (David) Schwarz, David (Elaine) Meyers; great grandchildren, Darwin, Linnea, Zuri, Emma, Holden, and Layal; and sisters-in-law, Ethel Mandernack, and Joanne Ingrouille. His nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and former customers also survive him. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his brother, Gordon , and his brothers-in-law Gerald Ingrouille, Robert Ingrouille, and Edward Ingrouille.