VERONA – Ronald L. “Ron” Schuetz, age 70, passed away on May 21, 2012, at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Ron began his journey in life when he was born on March 4, 1942 to Elmore and Viola Schuetz. Ron attended school in Middleton and graduated in 1960.
On May 18, 1963, Ron married the love of his life, Jackie Geller.
Ron was a well-respected salesman in the flooring business his entire career. During his 36 years at F.E. Seybold’s and his final 7 years at Flooring Design’s, Ron developed and maintained relationships with many area builders and tradesman well past his working years.
Ron was a devoted and loyal husband, father and grandfather who cared deeply for his family. Ron enjoyed gardening, helping out others and was endlessly busy, making life for those around him more enjoyable. He loved being around his grandchildren and cheered loud and proud anytime he attended one of their sporting events.
Ron is survived by his two sons: Todd of Los Angeles, CA; Tim (Jodi) of Verona; and his daughter, Teri (Steve) Daigle of Merrill; his grandchildren Amber, Haley, Jake and Will; his twin brother Russell (Kathy) of Durango, CO; and sister Carol (Lee) of Winchester; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jackie, an infant daughter Christine, brother Lloyd and sister Marion.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. BERNARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7450 University Ave., Middleton at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 25, 2012, with Monsignor Douglas Dushack presiding. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave, Middleton and also on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at the church.
Ron’s family would like to thank all of his friends who have been such a huge part of his life. If a man’s wealth were measured in loyal friendships, he was the richest man on earth.
And finally, a special thanks to the best caretakers on ever. Without Amanda, Julie, Sarah and Melissa, we would not have been able to keep Ron at home, surrounded by his family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Liburn, GA 30047, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin at 517 North Segoe Road, Suite 301, Madison, WI 53705 or Agrace Hospice.