Ralph Henry Edward Dreyer


Mr. Ralph Henry Edward Dreyer of Warrenton passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. He was born on Nov. 15, 1928, in Hopewell, MO, to the late Werner G. and Mildred C. Dreyer (nee: Sprick). Ralph had reached the age of 93 years, 11 months and 22 days.

Ralph grew up on the family farm in Hopewell, MO. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a member of the 101st Airborne Infantry Regiment. After his military service, he worked for Driemeyer Motors in Marthasville, MO. After retirement, he kept himself busy with volunteer work at his church, Immanuel UCC Holstein, as a volunteer bus driver for the Emmaus Home and catching up with his buddies and friends in the Marthasville Coffee Club. He also enjoyed bowling, playing bingo and watching Cardinal baseball. Ralph also loved spending time with his family.

Those that are grateful for having shared in Ralph's life are his loving sister, Carolyn Rasche; sister-in-law, Ruth Dreyer; and dear nieces and nephew, Linda (Dan) Kauffman, June (Mike) Holt and Jeffre Rasche. He was a dear brother, uncle and friend to many. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Werner G. and Mildred C. Dreyer; brother, Werner F. "Smitty" Dreyer; brother-in-law, Kenneth M. Rasche; and niece, Jodi L. Rasche.

A visitation for Ralph will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, with a funeral service to immediately follow at Immanuel UCC Holstein. Burial will follow in the Holstein UCC Cemetery. Memorial donations are appreciated to Immanuel UCC Holstein in honor of Ralph c/o Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383. Online condolences may be made at www.martinfuneral.net.