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Ralph E. Asbrock, formerly of Harrisburg

updated: 1/10/2020 12:04 PM

Ralph Eugene Asbrock, 78, of Collinsville, born on Dec. 20, 1941 in Harrisburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Highland Health Care Center, Highland.

Ralph was a retired laborer from General Motors in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was a member of the UAW Union. He was United States Army veteran and a member of the VFW Post 5691 Collinsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Thelma (nee Henderson) Asbrock Sr. and two brothers, George Asbrock Jr. and William Asbrock.

Surviving are his sons, Rodney (Elizabeth) Asbrock of Collinsville, Kevin (Deborah) Asbrock of Millstadt and John Robert Henderson of Missouri; grandchildren, John R. Asbrock, Maggie Asbrock and Adeline Asbrock; and two sisters, Connie Hathaway of Eldorado and Melissa Yarber of St. Louis.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

A Celebration of Life service will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home in Collinsville with the Rev. Ron Habermehl officiating.

Interment with full military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.

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