BLOOMINGTON - Ralph J. Cunningham, 79, San Francisco, Calif., died Sunday (Feb 26, 2006). A native of Bloomington, he was born Oct. 26, 1926, the son of Michael and Abbie Duga Cunningham of Bloomington.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ahrends Cunningham, San Francisco, and three children, Anne (Barry) Weston, Durham, N.C.; Elizabeth (Michael) Joseph, Wilmington, Del.; and Patrick, Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, John (Paula) Cuuningham, Normal, and a sister-in-law, Helen Andes, Normal.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Thomas; and a sister, Rose Mary.
He graduated from Trinity High School and The University of Notre Dame. He was an ensign in the Navy in World War II. Ralph had a long and prosperous career with the DuPont Co. as a mechanical engineer for 40 years.
Memorials may be made to Central Catholic High School.