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Ralph T. Clement

ASHLAND, Wis. - Ralph T. Clement, age 83, of Ashland, passed away with loving family by his side, Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Ralph was born April 6, 1939, in Ironwood, Michigan, the son of Joseph and Gladys (LaJoice) Clement.

Ralph graduated high school in Saxon. Early in his life, he worked as a miner, construction worker and for a trailer house factory. He also loved working outdoors which kept him very busy with several carpentry and odd jobs for friends and family throughout his life.

Ralph enjoyed hunting and fishing. He took many memorable trips with friends and was especially fond of the trips he took to Montana pheasant hunting.

He is survived by his sons, Ted (Valerie) Clement of Aitkin, Minnesota, Todd Clement of Ashland, and Troy (Ashley) Clement of Augusta; stepdaughter, Missy Sellung (Scott); daughter, Rebecca Ooka; grandchildren, Christopher, John, TJ, Nicholas, Kyilee, Madelyn, Masen, Amanda, Tiffany and Matthew; stepgrandchildren, Tiffany, Matthew, Tatiana and Michael; former wife, Mary Lou; and a sister, Faye Roffers of Austin, Texas.

A celebration of Ralph's life will be held later this summer.

Frost Funeral Home of Ashland is assisting the family with arrangements. To sign the guestbook, please visit