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Ronald W. Johnstone

Obituary for Ronald W. Johnstone

October 12, 1934 - July 4, 2017
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 82

Loving Companion, Father and Grandfather

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Ronald Wellington Johnstone, 82, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Father John Radetski officiating. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Burial will take place at Valhalla Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Ronald was born the son of John and Marie (Vierthaler) Johnstone on October 12, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ronald was born the son of John and Marie (Vierthaler) Johnstone on October 12, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his earlier years he was a teacher, teaching Spanish and English, and retired after 20 years from Industrial Towel & Uniform Inc. in New Berlin.

Ronald was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church in Fox Lake. He loved learning about languages, speaking 4 fluently. He enjoyed art, especially watercolor painting, he once was a member of the Fox Lake Art Club. Ronald liked everything about nature, whether it was just being outdoors, to bicycling, or traveling Wisconsin with his significant other of 24 years Barb.

He is survived by his significant other Barbara Johnson; son Mark Johnstone; 2 step-sons, Michael House, Jamie House; 2 grandsons, Matthew Johnstone, Timothy Johnstone; step-grandchildren; 2 previous wifes, Yvonne Johnson, Sharon Gruel, and other relatives and friends.

Ronald was preceded in death by parents.

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N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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