Ronald Vincent Sr.


March 15, 1941 - Sept. 9, 2012



Ronald Vincent Sr. of Waukesha passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at the age of 71. Ronald was born in Waukesha on March 15, 1941, the son of the late Charles E. and Minnie Pearl Vincent.


He married Susan on June 18, 1977. Ronald was an avid guitar player and song writer. He enjoyed nature and spending a lot of time in the northern woods of Wisconsin. Ronald graduated from Waukesha South High School, where he was all-state in pole vaulting and diving and was a member of the swim team. He also attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison on an athletic scholarship and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Ron will be sadly missed by his wife, Susan Vincent of Waukesha; his children, Jacque (Todd) Frohwirth, Ronald (Lisa) Vincent, Jr., Christine (Jeff) Howard and Stephanie (Jeff) Nuese; his grandchildren, R.J., Sara, Sammi, Tyler, Matthew, Kaitlin, Tyler, Drew and Cassie; his brothers, Morlin (Cathy) Vincent and Kenneth Vincent; and his sister, Shirley (Pete) Peterson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


Ronald was preceded in death by his siblings, Everal, Elliot (Betty), Virginia (Jack), Charles, Don (Harriet) and Dorothy (Ed).


Visitation for Ronald will be from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. There will be a burial for Ronald at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha (please meet inside the gates).


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Waukesha Historical Society, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha, WI 53186, are appreciated.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.