Bear as he was known by his many friends was a member of the VFW post 2714
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by 5 brothers and 1 sister, Lyndel, Jim, Richard, Jerry, and Bill Karaff, and Pat Richardson.
Ron is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dorothy (Spindler) Karaff; 2 daughters and their spouses, Lisa (James) McEllhiney of Francisco, Ind., and Paula (Mark) Hertel of Evansville; 1 brother, Terry (Connie) Karaff of Fort Branch, IN.; sister, Pam (Mike) White of Patoka, Ind.; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Bridgett Richardson of Fort Branch; and 8 grandchildren, A.J. and Michael Sims, Austin, Isabel and Ethan McEllhiney, Coleman, Clayton, and Colton Hertel.
Services for Ron will be on Friday, June 5, at at the Stodghill Funeral Home located
on Hwy. 168 West in