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Robert L. Ringhausen
Captain, United States Navy
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Robert L. Ringhausen, 72, died March 1, 2000, at his residence.

Born in Hardin, Illinois, he had retired as a Captain from the U.S. Navy after 30 years.

He also retired from Raytheon Service Co. after 10 years. Captain Ringhausen was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1950, and received his MBA from Stanford University in 1960. He was a member of First Landing Chapel at Fort Story; president, Kiwanis Beachcombers; member, Retired Officers Association; member, U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association; and vice president, Friends of First Landing Seashore State Park.

Survivors include his wife, Yvonne S. Ringhausen; three daughters, Kathryn Y. Paragano of Bernardsville, N.J., Lisa R. Mason of Marietta, Ga., and Nancy R. Hehir of Yorktown; two sons, John C. Ringhausen of Peachtree City, Ga., and Mark R.  Ringhausen of Glen Allen, Va.; his mother, Dora T. Ringhausen of Hardin, Ill.; two sisters; three brothers; and 12 grandchildren.

     A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Landing Chapel at Fort Story by Fr. Michael Serrone. Burial will be at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2000, at Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer Chapel. The family will be at      Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, from 7 to 9 p.m. today.  Memorial donations may be made to St. Norbert's Church, Hardin, IL 62047 or to First Landing Chapel at Fort Story.


Posted: 9 August 2001 Updated: 6 January 2007
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