Ralph William Harlander

Ralph William Harlander, age 54, of North Riverside, formerly of Berwyn.  Beloved husband of Maria Harlander, nee Becerril; loving son of William Harlander and the late Ramona Harlander, nee Hibner; brother of Karen Harlander; brother-in-law of John (Nydia Campos) Becerril, Robert (Jaime Green) Becerril and the late Rebecca Akhondi; uncle of Magdalena, Olivia and Julian Becerril.  Visitation Monday, August 21, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL  60513.  Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 10:30 A.M. at St. Cletus Church, 600 W. 55th Street, LaGrange, IL 60525.  Interment Private Forest Home Cemetery.  Ralph is a Graduate of Roosevelt University School of Journalism and was an active volunteer for the West Suburban Special Recreation, Primary Leader of All Weather Friends, Fundraiser for the Salvation Army, Member of NAMI Center and a longtime member of the Thursday Evening Club.  Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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  1. Myrna Campos condolence:

    Maria, words may not be enough to express the heartfelt sorrow that we feel for the passing of Ralph. Despite the loss of his physical presence, we know that God has assigned him to watch over you and his family going forward. Prayer for comfort and Peace


  2. Jose Del Toral condolence:

    Lupe, We’re sorry to hear about Ralph. I know we haven’t seen each other much since we moved, but we want you to know that we think of you and Ralph and all our family often. Adriana and I want you to know that you are both in all our prayers. God Bless.


  3. Cheryl condolence:

    My heart goes out to the family! Death is truly an enemy- one that God through Jesus Christ will soon eliminate (1 Corinthians 15:26). Click on the link for more comforting thoughts: http://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/dead-live-again-tract/


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