Ralph R. Kwiatkowski, 79, of Bradenton, Florida, and formerly of Toledo, passed away on November 2, 2017, at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, Florida. Ralph was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, for which we are a grateful nation. He was a past Amvets Post #010 member, second vice commander, and adjutant and past commander of Amvets Post #222, Toledo area representative of the Ann Arbor Amvets, a past 4th degree Knights of Columbus and past District Commander 94th District, State of Ohio 1998-2000. Ralph was a quality control inspector for Dana, retiring in 1980 after more than 35 years of service. He loved to fish and drove a school bus for Washington Local Schools. He was born on January 18, 1938, in Toledo, to the late Walter J. and Mary “Eileen” (Etchen) Kwiatkowski and is survived by a daughter, Toni (Bill) Vasill; three grandchildren, Tarah, Christopher and Bradley; great-granddaughter, Alice Irene Vasill, and two sisters, Phyllis Fallis and Rosemary Manz. A service of life will be held 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 12, at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 2820 West Alexis Road, Toledo (across from Whitmer High School). David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoening funeralhome.com.