Ralph Robert Beier, 61, St. Meinrad

Bier editedRalph Robert Beier, 61, of St. Meinrad, died Saturday (June 4) at his home. He was born in Huntingburg August 24, 1954, to Edward and Henrietta (Wigger) Beier. He married Nancy Schwinghamer July 9, 1978.

Ralph was a farmer and was the very first commander of the Sons of American Legion at Ferdinand American Legion Post No.124.

He is survived by one son, Zachery Beier and wife Jenni, Ferdinand; one daughter, Amber Miller and husband Bo, Anderson; six brothers, Marvin Beier and wife Deb, Jasper, Eugene Beier and wife Cathy, Leon Beier, Darrin Beier, and John Beier, all of Ferdinand, and Greg Beier and wife Jane, Huntingburg; four sisters, Mary Ann Merkley and husband John, Jasper, Reinalda Weyer and husband Jim, and Charlotte Beier, all of Ferdinand, and Marsha Simpson and husband Owen, Paoli; and five grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister-in-law, Diana Beier.

A celebration of life will be held June 25 at St. Henry Community Club from 1-4 p.m. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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