Ronald Hugh Keach, Age 84 passed away at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, WI on March 28, 2021.
Ron was born on July 7, 1936 to Hugh & Ruby(Hanson) Keach in Friendship, WI. He graduated from AF High School in 1954 and set a State record in track for the 440. He married Shirley Allen in Clyman, WI on Oct. 18, 1958. He served in the USArmy for 3 years. He worked as a telegrapher on the Railroad, worked at the Papermill in Port Edwards for several years and ran the family farm along with his father & his sons. In his earlier years, he was a member of the Arkdale Trinity Lutheran Church, served on the Church Council, was a member of the Trinity Cemetery Association, served as Strongs PrairieTownship Chairman, was a director on the Board at the Necedah Bank & was a member and past President of the Arkdale Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh& Ruby Keach & three infant siblings: Lee, Theodore & Rose.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, ShirleyKeach, daughter Julie (Robert) Goodhue, sons Danny Keach, Michael (Charmaine)Keach and David (Kathy) Keach, several grandchildren &great-grandchildren. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at the EastArkdale Cemetery. Pastor Terri Skildum will officiate. A picnic will follow the graveside service at the Arkdale Lions Park.