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Ronald J. Schommer, 63

Ronald Joseph Schommer, age 63, of Prescott, Wis., died Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Kinnic Health and Rehabilitation Center, River Falls, Wis.

Ronald was born on Aug. 8, 1950, in Red Wing, Minn., the son of Maurice and Virginia (Fasbender) Schommer. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1968. During his life he worked at the Virginian Supper Club, on the family farm, and was a 36 year employee of Smeads Mfg., in Hastings, Minn., retiring in 2012. He married Debbie Kinneman on Sept. 26, 1992, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth, Wis.

Ron was an avid Green Bay Packer, Milwaukee Brewer, and Wisconsin Badger fan. He loved to fish, hunt, play cards, and attend family reunions. Ron was a witty, friendly, and caring person who had a heart of gold with a great sense of humor. Most of all he loved helping Debbie care for their granddaughter, Jayden and caring for his precious dog, Cocoa.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 36 years and St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Prescott, Wis.

He is survived by his wife Debbie; daughter, Sheri (James) Kennedy; granddaughters, Jayden, and Sonia; sisters and brothers: Gary (Sandy) Schommer, Audrey (Dennis) Wussler, Roger (Shirley) Schommer, Roxy (Randy) Koller, Jeannie (Scott) Marik, Mary (Pat) McNaughton, Pete (Kathy) Schommer, Mike (Shelby) Schommer, and Pat (Deb) Schommer; parents in-law: Lloyd and Phyllis Kinneman; brother in-law, Michael (Tracy) Kinneman; and sisters in-law, Roxanne Meier Voss, and Cheryl (Daniel) Huber. He is further survived by his aunt Helen Fasbender; an uncle Harold Fasbender; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and sister Charlene Cernohous.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Prescott, Wis. Burial will be in Pine Glen Cemetery, Prescott, Wis. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday at the church and for one hour prior to the Mass on Monday.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Prescott, Wis. is serving the family.

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