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Ralph Reda

January 17, 1926 — August 8, 2022

Waupaca/Madison

Madison/Waupaca- Ralph C. Reda, age 96, passed away in his sleep on Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.  He was born in Madison, the youngest child of 11, to Joseph and Elisina (Canepa) Reda. Ralph served his country honorably in the US Army as a Staff Sargent in WWII.

Ralph worked as a barber until his retirement, then worked at Preferred Title as a courier for 21 years.

Ralph was known by many and loved by all. He survived by many nieces and nephews, 3-4 generations deep. He will be greatly missed. We love you Uncle Ralph.

Memorial services will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Cress Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison. Burial, with Military honors, will be held at 1:30 PM in Resurrection Cemetery.  Friends may greet the family from 10:00 AM until the time of services Saturday.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite pet charity in Ralph's name.

Special thank you to his dear friend Shirley who was always there for him and helped with his care, and to the staffs of WI Veterans Home and Heartland Hospice.

Please share your memories of Ralph by posting on his Tribute Wall.

Cress Funeral Service

3610 Speedway Road, Madison

(608) 238-3434

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ralph Reda, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, September 10, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral Home Madison - Speedway

3610 Speedway Rd, Madison, WI 53705

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Cress Funeral Home Madison - Speedway

3610 Speedway Rd, Madison, WI 53705

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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