Obituary: Lieutenant Colonel Ralph G. Okrepkie, retired

Lieutenant Colonel Ralph G. Okrepkie, of Trumbull, consultant appraiser, born Oct. 19, 1925, in Newark Valley, N.Y.; U.S. Navy World War II, U.S. Air Force Korean conflict, U.S. Air Force Reserve.
Predeceased by his father, John Okrepkie, and his mother, Sophie Strba, two sisters and a brother.
Survived by wife, Anne Mayer Okrepkie, five children, nine grandchildren, two sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Services: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 9:15 a.m., Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Road, Trumbull, 10 a.m., Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukranian Catholic Church, 457 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport. Burial in Long Hill Cemetery. Visiting hours: Tuesday, 4-8 p.m.; prayer service at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions: St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, South Dakota (Lakota/Sioux School).