Ronald A. ‘Ron’ Konley
Jan. 1, 1933 – May 4, 2013
Ronald A. “Ron” Konley of Waukesha died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center at the age of 80. He was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 1, 1933, the son of John and Lillian (nee Sigmund) Konley.
He proudly served his country in the National Guard and was called to active duty from 1957 until 1959. On June 23, 1962, he married Patricia Blanchard at Brown Deer Methodist Church. Ron worked for more than 40 years as an independent insurance agent before finishing his career working for Couri Insurance. He enjoyed swimming, reading, playing chess, watching movies, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He will be sadly missed by his dear wife, Patricia “Pat” Konley of Waukesha; his children, Ruth (Scott) Joseph of New York, Carolyn Konley of Waukesha, Dean (Virginia) Konley of Waukesha and Janice (Gary) Klosinski of Dousman; 17 grandchildren, Mary, Jennifer, Jacob, Katherine, Alex, Ian, Joshua, Ashley, Mitchell, Emily, Zachary, Abigail, Gabrielle, James, Lilly, Titus and Levi; and four great-grandchildren, Alice, Jocelyn, Rogan and Elizabeth. He is further survived by his brother, Kern Konley of Delafield, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond, and his parents.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 13, from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m, funeral service at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, N6-W31449 Alberta Drive, Delafield, WI 53018. Burial with full military honors will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m.
at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Please meet at the cemetery. Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation & Preplanning Services is honored to be serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.