Dennis Gill Ring, 79, Jasper

Dennis Gill Ring2Dennis Gill Ring, 79, of Jasper, died Wednesday (December 10 )at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He was born in Terre Haute May 9, 1936, to Nicholas and Ernestine (Wernz) Ring. He married Gail Needham June 10, 1957, at Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.

Gill retired as a professor of Philosophy at St. Meinrad Archabbey, where he taught for over 40 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, was an avid golfer, an artist, enjoyed good movies and books, and spending time with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gail Ring; three daughters, Tracy Beane and husband Pat, Bloomington, Molly Mitchell and husband Mike, Washington, and Kathy Brandt and husband Charlie, Carmel; two sons, Nick Ring and wife Christine, Travelers Rest, South Carolina, and John Ring and wife Nicole, Nobelsville; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Patrick Ring.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to the St. Meinrad Archabbey. Online condolences may be made at Funeral services at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.


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