Ronald Eugene Ditzler

Ronald E. Ditzler passed away peacefully on June 28th, 2021 at his home with the love of his life Dorothy by his side.

Ron was born on September 10, 1951 in Kenosha, WI.  He was the 3rd child born to Walter Edward Ditzler and Neva Mae (Mueller).  In 1983 he moved to Adams County.  Ronald and Dorothy were married on April 21, 1990.   He retired in 2015 from Premo Construction.

He enjoyed being outdoors and had many hobbies including small game hunting, wild mushroom and asparagus gathering.  Ron also enjoyed watching westerns and food canning; he is noted for his great sense of humor and his love of helping everyone he could.

Ronald is survived by his siblings: Anna Mae (Bill) Nash, Wanda (Andy) Silis, Barbra (Joe) Davis, Faith (Tom) Wollin, and Hope (John) Doughterty and Charles (Susan) Ditzler, in-laws Mary Lulewiz, Diane Godlewski, Kay Lacombe, Tom Godlewski, Margaret Karach, Suzie Sartin and Patsy Dodson.

He is further survived by his children:  Linda (Clinton) Webb, Kelly (Maria) Casey, Heather (Apolinar) Nava-Ditzler and Lauramae Keuffer (Jeff).  Stepchildren: Shea Fuller, Matthew (April) Jakubiak, Scott Hughes, Richard Hughes, Robert (Gail) Hughes, and Ronnie Duerr.

Ron also leaves behind 30 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Ron was preceded in death by his father Walter, mother Neva, 6 month old sister Diana, step children Sherry Hassler, Spring Salazar and Shona Ostrum, in-laws Joanie, Robert, David and Peter.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on September 10, 2021 at Friendship Park, 202 N. Main Street, Friendship, Wisconsin   53934 at 11:00 a.m.

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  1. Debbie sipla ohara says:

    So sorry for your loss Dorothy .y deepest condolences

  2. Wes Ditzler says:

    R I P uncle Ron. Always a good time whenever you were around. Wish I could’ve seen you one more time 😞

  3. Mary Shingler says:

    Dorthy, so sorry for the passing of Ron, I will always remember him making us laugh. R.I.P
    my friend. I know you won’t know me by my maiden name .but my married name that you know me by was McCann, so sorry my friend.

  4. Greg & Linda Sorenson says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the family. Ron was a nice guy. He always stopped to talk when I saw him at Premo Construction. RIP Ron.

  5. John and Nicky Hunt says:

    In our thoughts and prayers

  6. Curtie and Michelle Pollex says:

    Dear Dorothy, Not sure if you remember us?! I’m best friends with Christine (Chaffee). I am so sorry for the loss of your husband. You were always such a sweet lady! Sending you love, hugs and prayers!! ❤️🙏❤️🙏 Curtie and I have missed Rob so much over the years. We think and talk of him often. He even tried getting a hold of him while he was working in Kenosha but never got to reconnect. It’s been wayyy too many years! If you could please give Rob our number and have him call us. We would be so thankful! 🙏 (608) 474-0621 Curtie’s # 🥰 I’m sorry to see you lost your daughter, Sherry also. We adored her too! 😇 Again, so very sorry for your deep losses. God’s Peace~✝️

  7. GW says:

    Very sorry to hear of the passing of Ron,we’ll never forget him coming to the house for the mushroom growing at the base of that oak tree by our driveway, he came back over the years if it ever grew back, he was always welcome, he was a great guy, a real character, glad to have known him, our sincere condolences to his family.