Ronald E. Justman, 65

Ronald E. Justman, 65, of Theresa, passed away as a result of an accident on Jan. 4, 2010.

Ronald was born on June 2, 1945, in Fond du Lac to Marvin Justman and Vanelda Hahn. He graduated from Mayville High School in 1963. He was united in marriage to Alice Menger on May 4, 1968, in the town of Wayne. Ronald worked for Lakeside Food canning factory and drove school bus for Johnson Bus Service. He also farmed with his son, Jeff.

Ronald was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa. Ronald was a former Theresa Lions member and a member of the Theresa Fire Department for 47 years. Ronald loved driving school bus, gardening and helping out on the farm. He enjoyed going to polka dances and was fondly known as the "Polka Bum." Ronald also loved spending time with the ones he loved his family. He will always be known for making people laugh and also as the life of the party.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Alice of Theresa; his children, Mark (Gail) Justman of Mayville, Penny (Bob) Serwe of North Fond du Lac, and Jeff Justman of Theresa; his mother, Vanelda Trott of Lomira; sister, Beverly Herbst of Janesville; brother, Rodney (Laurie) Justman of Mayville; five grandchildren, Brandon, Krista and Devin Justman, Cora and Megan Serwe. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin; stepfather, Andrew Trott; in-laws, Lucy and Fritz Menger; sisters-in-law, Janine Justman and Margie Menger.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 8, at 2 p.m. St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Theresa with the Rev. Jon A. Learman officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 7, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville, and also on Saturday, Jan. 8, from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Interment will take place in the Union Cemetery in Theresa.

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at