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Dennis Gill Ring, age 79, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away 11:33 p.m. on Wednesday (February 10, 2016) at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Indiana.

Gill RingGill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on May 9, 1936 to Nicholas and Ernestine (Wernz) Ring.  He married Gail Needham on June 10, 1957 at Coraopolis, PA.

Gill retired as a professor of Philosophy at St. Meinrad Archabbey, where he taught for over 40 years.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, IN.

He was an avid golfer, an artist, enjoyed good movies and books, and spending time with friends and family.


Wife of 58 years;

Gail Ring, Jasper, IN

Three Daughters;

Tracy Beane and husband Pat, Bloomington, IN

Molly Mitchell and husband Mike, Washington, IN

Kathy Brandt and husband Charlie, Carmel, IN

Two Sons;

Nick Ring and wife Christine, Travelers Rest, SC

John Ring and wife Nicole, Nobelsville, IN

Eighteen Grandchildren

Two Great Grandchildren

Preceding him in death was one brother, Patrick Ring.

Funeral services for Gill Ring will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday (February 16, 2016) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper, IN.

Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday (February 15, 2016) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or St. Meinrad Archabbey.

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