Ralph C. Elke, 86, of Effingham, died at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.
A celebration of Ralph’s life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pearson Building at Lake Sara, 15170 N. Beach Road, Effingham. The family requests to please wear casual attire. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Effingham County FISH Human Services, P.O. Box 473, Effingham, IL 62401. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.