Ronald Louis Schikowski, 66, of Collinsville, Ill., born Friday, Dec. 16, 1949, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, in Clearwater, Fla., with his family at his side.
Ron was a retired civil servant from Scott Air Force Base. He had served in the United States Army in the 82nd Airborne.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Louis Schikowski.
Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Debra, nee Himmaugh, Schikowski; daughter, Heather (Scott) Giacoletto of Troy, Ill.; son, Sean (Emily) Schikowski of Collinsville, Ill.; his mother, Ruth, nee Harris, Schikowski; sisters, Judy (Jim) Mentz of Collinsville, Ill., and Donna (Ron) Bontz of Edwardsville, Ill.; and grandchildren, Grace and Gabriel Giacoletto of Troy, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 21, 2016 at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill. Cremation rites will be accorded.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 20, 2016