Harriet Jean Ralston

Jun 7, 1929 - Dec 6, 2016


Services for Harriet Jean Ralston will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016 at East Lawn Mortuary. Mrs. Ralston was born to Florence and Albert Coon on June 7, 1929 in Anthon, Iowa and passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Sacramento, California.

Mrs. Ralston met and was married to John S. Ralston on January 9, 1946 in Sioux City, Iowa. Whereas her husband was serving in the military (both U. S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force), during their 37 years of marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Ralston raised their five children in various locations around the globe.

Mrs. Ralston received the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior, walked with Him and served Him faithfully for more than 40 years. She has been a member of Trinity Life Center since 1987 where, among other ministries, she was a member of the choir, last singing with them during the Thanksgiving Sunday morning service.

In the fall of 1993, Mrs. Ralston began taking classes at Trinity Bible College, now EPIC Bible College, and, subsequently, enrolled in courses in pursuit of a Bachelors degree. At age 86, in July 2015 Mrs. Ralston was graduated from EPIC with her Bachelors of Arts in Biblical Ministries.

Mrs. Ralston was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Ralston and three of her children, Harriet Riley, John Ralston II and Larry Ralston. Mrs. Ralston’s siblings, Darwin Coon and Alberta Manier also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Ralston is survived by her brother, Jim Coon, her daughters, Linda Mankowski and Diana McAtee, her grandchildren, Sean Riley, Laurie Delberg, Scott Riley, Shannon Riley, Christopher Mankowski, Colby Sorenson and several great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Ralston’s memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane on Monday, December 12, 2016 and a viewing is scheduled at 1:00 p.m.on the same date at the same location. Pastor Abe Daniel, Trinity Life Center, will be officiating.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


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