Ronald P. Roney, 85, Neenah, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015, at Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah.
Ron was born on June 19, 1929, Berea, Ohio, son of William E. and Hilda (Plum) Roney. He was united in marriage to Nancy N. Nelson in September of 1972, in South Dakota. She preceded him in death on April 24, 2012. Ronald was employed in a variety of trades throughout his lifetime. He spent much of his life as a dairy farmer but also worked in construction and sold real estate. Ronald served in the Minnesota Air National Guard. He loved spending time outdoors on the farm, often in the company of animals, including his most recent dog, Cocoa.
Ron is survived by his seven children: Terry (Peggy) Roney, Patricia Bash, Pamela Perreira, Daniel Roney, Helen Jane Aslakson, Ron Roney, and Kathy Roney; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; a sister: Martha Gene Johnson; many other relatives and friends.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at the Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah, with Rev. Stephen Dietzler officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. A memorial fund has been established in Ron’s name.
Ronald’s family would like to thank Christine Gregorious and the staff at Sterling House, Neenah, for their excellent care and attention.