- Born: 15 Dec 1907
- Marriage (1): Irene M. Betser on 21 Mar 1928 in Wauseon, Ohio
- Died: 9 Nov 1985, Canton, Michigan at age 77
- Buried: Macon Cemetery, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan
Ralph resided in 1950 in Macon, Lenawee County, MI.
Richart Family Notes: He was an adopted son. "They are living now (1949) in the house my father built in 1860 in Macon after he was married."
Ralph Mickel's obituary identifies his birth parents as John C. and Nina (Schofield) Truesdale.
Ralph Mickel Obituary: "He had worked for the Ford Motor Co. in Ypsilanti and Ford Farm in Macon for 22 years, retiring in 1972. Previously, Mr Mickel had worked for the Hayden Mill Co., the Talon Zipper Co., and the Universal Button Co. in Tecumseh for 10 years.
He had also worked for Michigan Milk Producers Association and was a co-owner of a well drilling company for several years."
Noted events in his life were:
1. Residence, 1950, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan.
Ralph married Irene M. Betser on 21 Mar 1928 in Wauseon, Ohio.