WASHINGTON — Ralph E. Lottes, 61, of Washington, died Friday at his home.
Born July 20, 1951, in Daviess County, he was the son Elmer C. and Mary M. (Allen) Lottes.
He was a 1969 graduate of Barr-Reeve High School and had formerly worked at Arvin Industries in Columbus.
Ralph enjoyed his dog, walking, fishing and watching NASCAR races.
He is survived by his mother, Mary M. Lottes of Loogootee; a daughter, Danielle Lottes of Columbus; a brother, David Lottes of Alfordsville; and three sisters, Sharon Willis of Washington, and Phyllis Fitch and Barbara Harker, both of Alfordsville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer C. Lottes on June 26, 2006.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Brocksmith--Blake Funeral Home. Burial will follow at a later date.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at www.brocksmithblaskefuneralhomes.com.