Randall H. Ralston, 86, former Cherokee resident, died June 22 at Costa Mesa, Calif. He was born in Cherokee, son of Ed and Grace (Hunter) Ralston. He served in General McArther's Honor Guard in Japan during WWII.
While attending college at Iowa State University he received his high school diploma. He was an engineer for 30 years for McDonall-Douglas.
Surviving are his wife, Jo Ann, daughters April and Yvonne, and four stepsons, who he raised. Also sisters Irene Letsche of Lockwood, Mo. Alice (LuVerne) Nelson of Marcus, and brother Douglas (Jane) of East Gull Lake, Minn.