Obituary: Lieutenant Colonel Ralph G. Okrepkie of Trumbull

Lieutenant Colonel Ralph G. Okrepkie, retired, consultant appraiser, of Trumbull, died Aug. 1, at home.
Born Oct. 19, 1925, in Newark Valley, N.Y.; U.S. Navy veteran World War II, U.S. Air Force Korean conflict, U.S. Air Force Reserve; candidate for the office of First Selectman for the town of Trumbull in 1971 and 1973.
Survived by wife, Anne Mayer Okrepkie, five children, nine grandchildren, twp sisters, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his father, John Okrepkie, and his mother, Sophie Strba, two sisters, and a brother.
Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, Trumbull. Burial: Long Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions: St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, South Dakota (Lakota/Sioux School).