Originally published Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 06:00a.m.

Ralph Henry Harmsen of Prescott, Arizona, was born on April 2, 1939, in Glen Ridge, N.J., and died on Jan. 2, 2018.

Ralph graduated from Roxbury High School in Succasunna, N.J., and attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed on the 38th Parallel in Korea. Ralph moved to California and worked for various insurance companies.

After retirement, Ralph moved to Prescott, Arizona, where he enjoyed living in the pines, reading, working out, and talking with his friends. Ralph leaves one sister, Dorothy Hunter (husband John) in Pennsylvania, and two nieces, Lisa Marie Haas (husband Stephen) and Lori Lindenberger (husband Thomas), both in Pennsylvania.

Ralph always had a great sense of humor, loved to share jokes, loved to make people smile, and loved to laugh. He shared his knowledge, his savings tips, and his recipes with friends. He will be truly missed by all. Funeral arrangements made through the Neptune Society.

Information provided by survivors.