Ronald "Ron" J. Hohlfelder, Elkhorn, WI (1926-2014)
August 23, 1926 - February 2, 2014
Ronald “Ron” J. Hohlfelder, 87, of Elkhorn, WI, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Holton Manor Nursing Home, Elkhorn, WI. He was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Glencoe, IL, the son of the late William F. and Dora P. (Wenkel) Hohlfelder. Ron was a World War II veteran, serving with the US Army from 1944 to 1946. He was married for 25 years to Rosemary Willen and, then later, was married to JoAnn Anderson. Ron worked for Hollister Press in Wilmette, IL, for over 30 years. He was a member of Sugar Creek Lutheran Church.
Ron was a loving and caring father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be deeply missed by family who include: his three children: John (Patricia) Hohlfelder of Elkhorn, WI, James (Joanne) Hohlfelder of Viroqua, WI, and Judith (Steven) Jacobson of Elkhorn, WI; 11 grandchildren: Katherine (Jesse) Pertzborn, Karen (Ryan) Mundt, Kristine (Blane) Redmer, Jason (Dana) Hohlfelder, Jamie (Jared) Thiede, Jeni (Nicholas) Gronemus, Madalyn (Ryan Reichert) Jacobson, Rebecca (Jedadiah) Terpstra, Hannah (Lars Heggernes) Jacobson, Maren and Emma Jacobson; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Marilynn (John) Adams of Grayslake, IL; and by a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one sister, Ellen D. Hohlfelder; and one brother, William “Bud” Hohlfelder, Jr.
Memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at SUGAR CREEK LUTHERAN CHURCH, N5690 Cobblestone Road, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Jane Rothman officiating. Visitation will be Saturday at the CHURCH from 2:30 p.m. until time of service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made in Ron’s name to Sugar Creek Lutheran Church or Lutherdale Bible Camp. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Arrangements completed by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, Elkhorn, WI.
The family would like to thank Dr. Clifford R. Poplar, Rainbow Hospice and all the friends and staff at Holton Manor Nursing Home.
Death is a victory, let there be a celebration of life, knowing that someday, we will all be together in God’s kingdom, free from strife and struggles.