Ronald D. Dake, 75, of Stetsonville, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Cremation Rites have been accorded, and a memorial service will held at 11:00 AM, Thursday September 13, 2018 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stetsonville. Pastor Richard Russow will officiate. Visitation will be held at the church Thursday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of services. Burial will be held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.
Ron was born June 5, 1943 in Milan, WI to Archie and Florence (Lueck) Dake. He attended Medford High School. He married Carol L. Riemer on October 18, 1965 in Chicago, IL. Carol survives.
He is further survived by his children: Tammy(Robert) Olwell Ogema, Robin (Kevin) Robida, Steven Dake, Jason (Rebecca) Dake all of Medford, 11 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren; brothers, David “Pink” (Patricia) Dake of Medford, Allen “Rusty” (Linda) Dake of Stetsonville, and several nieces and nephews.
Ron drove truck and worked in the factory at Hurd Window Company. He retired from there after 43 years in 2008. He enjoyed camping, mowing and keeping his lawn immaculate, wood working, feeding birds, gardening, hunting, smelt fishing and watching the Packers and Brewers. He was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Stetsonville.
He loved his family, especially all of his grandchildren, and enjoyed attending all of their sporting events.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Ron can be given to his family, with designation at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com