Ronald W. Knutson Sr.


Ronald Knutson died Friday, March 29, 2013, in Tavares, Fla. The longtime resident of Pewaukee entered into eternal life at the age of 75.


He was the beloved husband for 54 years to Charlotte C. (Victoria) Knutson; loving father of Ronald Jr. (Antoinette), James (Suzanne) and Lisa (Morgen McCaskey); proud grandfather of Anthony (Amanda), Nicole and Randy Knutson and Jeremy Stewart; and great-grandfather of Anabelle and Elijah Stewart.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Alvira Knutson; four brothers, Robert, Earl, Bud and Raymond; and four sisters, Verna, Marion, Betty and Darlene. He is further survived by loving sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.


Ron worked 28 years at Wisconsin Centrifugal (Metaltek) as a maintenance manager prior to his retirement in 1998. He was an active member and past board member of Pewaukee Masonic Lodge #246. He was lifetime member of the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ.


Please join the family in celebrating Ronís life on Saturday, April 6, at the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 W. Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. service. There will be a procession to Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee, for interment.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ are appreciated.


Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.