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Ronald K. Roberge

Ronald K. Roberge

March 25, 2017

Ronald K. Roberge, 80, of Eau Claire, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Prairie Pointe Concierge Care with family at his side.

Ron was born in Eau Claire, WI on April 18, 1936 to Helen (Anderson) and Kenneth Roberge. He graduated Regis High School in 1954. In January 1955, Ron enlisted in the Navy and served as a Hospital Corpsman. After his discharge in 1959, he attended the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

Ron married Ruth Green on May 25, 1963 in Dixon, IL and lived in Eau Claire their entire married life. Ron worked at Uniroyal 27 years until his retirement at the plant closing.  He continued to stay busy after retirement with his love of cooking, grilling and swimming at the YMCA. He had a wealth of knowledge a life of strong faith and a wonderful sense of humor. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Ron is survived by his wife of 53 years Ruth, and their three children, Kevin (Amy Brunette) of St. Paul, MN; Ken (Stacy) of Chippewa Falls; and Kathleen (Jake) Krull of Red Wing, MN. Grandchildren Rachel, Erin, Molly, Mackenzie, and Sean, one Sister Jeanine Arnsdorf of Folsom, CA.

Ron is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Gregory.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at Prairie Pointe Rehab Center in Altoona, WI and Mauricea from St. Croix Hospice.

Memorial visitation will take place from 4-7 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Fuller Speckien Hulke Funeral Home.  Military Honors rendered by American Legion Post #53 will take place at 7:15 pm on Thursday at the funeral home to conclude the evening’s visitation.  Private family services will take place at a later date.

Friends and family may offer condolences online at www.fullerspeckienhulke.com.

Fuller Speckien Hulke Funeral Home, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Visitation

Memorial visitation will take place from 4-7 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Fuller Speckien Hulke Funeral Home.

Service

Private family services will take place at a later date.