Ronald D. Milton

Ronald “Ron” D. Milton

One of the best men in the
world passed away on April 20, 2019.  He
was surrounded by his beloved family with his wife holding one hand and his
sister holding the other.


Ron was born on May 29, 1936
to Ashley and Pearl Milton.  He graduated
from Lincoln High School in Manitowoc. 
He was a man of accomplishments. He joined the Marine Corps and proudly
served his country.  Once he returned to
civilian life, he met the love of his life, Charlotte Stedl and married her
July 8, 1961.  He continued his education
and earned a bachelor’s degree at UW Stevens Point, a master’s degree at
University Northern Michigan and a Specialist degree at UW Milwaukee.  He was employed at the Rosendale Brandon
School District for 40 years.  He started
as a teacher, advanced to Elementary and Middle School principal and eventually
took the role of District Superintendent.


Ron cared about all people
and he was a man that touched many lives. 
He had an extraordinary sense of humor and was a master practical
joker.  He lived his life true to
himself.  Integrity was everything to him
and everything he did reflected this. 
Ron loved hunting and the outdoors. 
One of his true passions was raising beagles and competing in field
trials with them.  He had many dogs
accomplish Field Champion through the years. 
He was active in the Marine Corps League and enjoyed spending time with
his comrades and their Tuesday Marine Corps. breakfast at Faro’s.  He was also a charter member of the Rosendale
Lions and a member of the United Church of Christ of Rosendale.  He had a great love for his Rottweiler dog,


Above all, Ron was a family
man.  He was an amazing and supportive
husband and father, grandfather and great grandfather and brother.  He always kept a smile on everyone’s face and
could come up with the funniest stuff. 
He was a quiet man, he was a great listener and very wise.  We will profoundly miss talking with him and
getting his advice on all matters.


Ron is survived by his wife
Charlotte, his children: Kelly (Bill) Stelsel, Kathie (Charles) Sutton and Tom
(Connie) Milton; his grandchildren: Cody Schraa, William Stelsel, Shae (Dustin)
Salinas, Cheyenne (Erik) Olson, Lyndsey Baumann, Madeline Milton and Ben Milton,
Jessica (Kevin) Boon, Brett Wilke and Justin Wilke. His great grandchildern,
Oliver, Lili, Silvia and Grady, his sister, Janet Nickel of Fargo, ND, brother
in laws: Walter Stedl, William (Irene) Stedl and Jack Kotche. He had many
nieces and nephews that he loved who loved him back.


He is preceded in death by
his parents, his mother and father in law, Walter and Delores Stedl and brother
and sister in laws: Harvey and Carolyn Maurer, Judy Kotche, Curt Nickel and
James Stedl.


VISITATION: Friends may call
on Thursday, April 25, 2019, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel,
31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.


FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Kurki-Mach Funeral
Chapel, with Rev. Wesley Wassell officiating. 
Cremation will follow the service. 
Inurnment will be in Rosendale Cemetery at a later date. 


Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family,     920-921-4420