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1 of 12 | Posted by: michael eisner - step grandchild

“We are sadden to learn of Ron's passing, we offer our condolence to Jean & the rest of his family. Ron & Jean were long time guests of Golden Hook...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bill & Maureen Pryndik - FL

“We will miss you Ron. Rest in peaceGary, Tracy, Ted and Fred Lamers ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: The Lamers - Stockbridge, WI

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your husband. My thoughts & prayers are with you. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Cheri Schulz - Neenah, WI

“Sorry to hear about your Loss From Jason Wright and his family ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Tammy Wellner - Two Rivers, WI

“Lori and family, my deepest condolences. Ron will always live on through your cherished memories and the way he touched and shaped your lives. Peace...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Angel Heinemann - Wausau, WI

“I sure am going to miss Ron and our b/s sessions. Ron was a great guy and I always looked forward to him stopping in. Rest in Piece Ron. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: John Rezachek - Chilton, WI

“Rest in Piece Ron. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Joe Swetlik - Green Bay, WI

“My condolences to your family, Jean. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.Sincerely,Pam Zielinski ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Pamela Zielinski - Neenah, WI

“Ron cared so much for the students that he drove bus for. He took his responsibilities so very seriously as he made sure that his kids were driven...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Rich Appel - Chilton, WI - Friend

“We will miss Ron's smile and friendly wave, as we would pass him on our many walks pass the house, or his wave from the bus. Our deepest sympathy. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Dean and Alice Connors - Chilton, WI


12 of 12 | Posted by: Lorijean


Ronald E. Swetlik, age 70, of Chilton, died peacefully on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at his home. He was born May 30, 1942 in Manitowoc, son of Mildred (Paul) Swetlik and the late Emil Swetlik. Most recently, Ron had been driving school bus for Daun Bus Services and enjoyed every moment with the children who brightened his day. He also truly enjoyed hunting and taking fishing trips to Canada. Survivors include his wife of 19 years: Jean; his mother: Mildred; his children: Therese, Lori & Michael; step children: Jodi, Charles & Alan; a grandchild: James; 8 step-grandchildren: Kyle, Michael, Caitlyn, Luke, Isaac, Matthew, Nicholas & Joseph; his mother-in-law: Dorothy Walters; and a brother: Gary (Mary Ann) Swetlik. Ron is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father: Emil; his first wife: Dolores; a son: Mark; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Roy & Dorothy Meissner; his father-in-law: Victor Walters; and a brother: Jon. Funeral service will be at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Friday, December 28, 2012. Memorials given in the name of Ronald E. Swetlik are greatly appreciated.