Ronald J. Ostranger, 85
June 10, 1931 ó August 8, 2016
Ronald J. Ostranger, 85, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at his residence. Ron was born June 10, 1931, to Joseph and Alice Ostranger. He was raised in Milwaukee and moved to West Bend in 1975. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952-53 working in graves registration. On Sept. 10, 1976, he married MaryAnn (nee Quade). He worked at Wisconsin Gas Co. for 45 years. Ron was a member of American Legion Gen. Charles King Post 406 for 39 years.
He is survived by his wife, MaryAnn; his children, Julie, Karen, Susan, Christy, Tammy (Pat) Oreskovic, Patrick (Kim) and Andrew; grandchildren, Matthew, Alia, Sarah, Samantha, Sydney, Gabrielle, Wyatt, Nicole, Kaley and Christopher; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Daniel, Anthony and Riley; sister, Carol (Ron) Lyman; sister-in-law, Mary Jo Johnson; and other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; youngest son, Brian Joseph; and nephew, Nicholas. A memorial service for Ron will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at St. John Lutheran Church (2881 Division Road, Jackson) with the Rev. Paul Mittermaier presiding. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the church from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. Private interment of cremains will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Eric Weber, Dr. Thomas Zukowski, Dr. Corsten, Dr. I. Malik, Dr. Cooley, Dr. Moretti, Dr. Medved, Dr. Pao, all of the Aurora Medical Center and Dr. Garvey, who came in from his vacation for Ronís emergency surgery in July. Also, thank you to Sandy, Sarah, Nancy, Kathy, Jamie, Dawn and Vicki from Aurora.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.