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October 11, 1934 - March 25, 2018
Burial Date: March 29, 2018
Funeral Home Baker, MT
Cemetery Baker, MT
Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at St. John Catholic Church, Baker
Visitation: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker
Rosary and Vigil Service: 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker
A funeral mass for Ralph Rising, 83, of Wibaux/Baker, will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at St. John Catholic Church, Baker with Father Philip Chinnappan and Father Thomas Tobin celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Golva, ND.
Visitation for Ralph will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker with a rosary and vigil service being held at 7:00 p.m.
Ralph passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at his ranch north of Baker.
Ralph Carl was born October 11, 1934 in Carlyle, MT, the son of George and Sophia (Bobiney) Rising. Growing up he attended school in Golva where he graduated from high school in 1952. Ralph worked for Art Peters and Gordon Hufford before he was drafted into the US Army. He served our country for two years before returning to Fallon County and began working in construction. On November 23, 1963 Ralph married Linda Melcher in Baker, MT. Their marriage was blessed with a son, Pete. Together they ranched and raised their son in Fallon County. Ralph was a rancher at heart and loved raising Angus cattle. He had a sense of humor and enjoyed talking about his fishing trip that never happened. Ralph was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and he served on the Baker School Board. He especially loved to follow his grandsons in their sports and activities, baseball being a favorite. Ralph will be missed by all who knew him.
Ralph is survived by his wife, Linda of 54 years; son, Pete (Carol) Rising of Wibaux, MT; two grandsons, Wyatt (Bailey) Rising and Morgan Rising.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sophie Rising; brothers, Albert and Edwin Rising; sisters, Gertrude Piesik, Eva Powers, Margaret Boelke, and Stella DeLeon.Rising Ralph