Ralph Adolf Kaczmarek, 69, of Cape Coral, Florida, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Cape Coral Hospital. He was born October 25, 1950 to Stanley and Marguerite (Fleck) Kaczmarek in South Haven. Ralph worked as a mechanical engineer including 19 years of service at Mahle before retiring in 2017. Ralph enjoyed wood working, camping, traveling, and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents – Stanley and Marguerite Kaczmarek.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 16 years – Jolinda (Sonner) Kaczmarek of Cape Coral, Florida; children – Joel (JoAnne) Kaczmarek of South Haven, Stacy (Schuyler) Kellogg of Vienna, Virginia; step-children – Jennifer (George) Farcasanu of Milford, Michigan and Christina Hash of Georgia; grandchildren – Hannah, Jacob, Silas, and Sorin; brothers – Leonard (Diana) Kaczmarek of St. Joseph, Michigan and Donald Kaczmarek of Punta Gorda, Florida.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM at the Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ralph’s memory to Moffit Cancer Center Foundation, PO Box 23827, Tampa, Florida 33623-3827.
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