1947-2019

GUTHRIE CENTER

Ralph Donald Baugher age 72 of Guthrie Center IA passed away on May 14, 2019, after a short battle with cancer.

Memorial services will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 21 at Twigg Funeral Home, 506 Prairie st Guthrie Center, IA 50115. Graveside services will be at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22nd for the family at Union Township Cemetery in Coon Rapids.

Ralph was born to Loney and Gladys (Cox) Baugher on March 17, 1947, in Ottumwa, IA. He was one of 8 children. He married June Elizabeth Hupp in June 1985. She passed away in April of 2006. Ralph served in the United States Army and was a member of the Guthrie Center American Legion Post #124.

He worked as a truck driver and he also did work in demolition. He was a Jack of all trades and a master of none. He was the type of man who would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it, he was always there to lend a hand but most of all Ralph always put others needs above his own.

Ralph is survived by his two brothers Manuel Baugher andWalt Baugher of Ottumwa IA. Three children, Julie (Russell) Davis-Pope, of Des Moines IA, Steven (Michelle) Baugher of Moline IL, and Becky (Brad) Wildman of Sterling IL. Also surviving is Stepdaughter Cindy (Larry) Guzinski of Stuart IA, 15 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Also some step kids and step-grandchildren.

Ralph will be greatly missed by all those who knew him and loved him.