Ralph E. Shinn, 91, of Traer, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. Services will be at Ripley United Church of Christ in Traer on Friday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. Military Rites by Traer American Legion and Traer Fire Department (The Striking of the 4 5's). Visitation will be at Overton Funeral Home in on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Lineville, Iowa. Overton Funeral Home in Traer is assisting the family. Condolences may be left at www.overtonservice.com.