Ronald Lester Kehl

Ronald Lester Kehl

Ronald Lester Kehl

Ronald Lester Kehl, 75, of Ashippun, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Friday, May 17, 2019.

Ron is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Carol Margelofsky Kehl; his sons Derrick (Donna) Kehl and Travis (Cari) Kehl; along with his grandchildren Trent, Zachary and Morgan, Emily, Alisha and Brianna. Ron is further survived by his sisters Judy Kehl and Jean (Dan) Zautner; uncle Aldon (Phylliss) Schlieve; sister-in-law Darlene Beautry and Barb Margelofsky; along with nieces, nephews, dog Shiloh and other relatives and friends.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents Lester and Sylvia Kehl, and in-laws Lester "Butch" and Agnes Margelofsky, Betty Krahn, Jim, Raymond, Dave Margelofsky.

Ron graduated from Oconomowoc High School and went into farming and construction. He was a member of the Local Union 113. He loved watching all his grandchildren while they played sports and was always there to help out his sons with a helping hand. He enjoyed playing dartball with his buddies and was known as "Little Joe." Ron will be remembered for always having a story to tell and having a cold beer in his hand. He will truly be missed by his family and everyone that knew him.

A celebration of Ron's life will be held on Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, N1245 St. John's Way, Ashippun. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service at 5 p.m. Burial will follow at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home

1165 E. Summit Ave. Oconomowoc