Ronald Cordero

Ronald L. Cordero

1941 - 2014

Ronald L. Cordero, 72, of Kenosha, passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee.

Born in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Sept. 30, 1941, he was the son of the late Clarence and Rosalie (Rivera) Cordero. Ron was educated in the schools of Santa Barbara and moved to Kenosha in 1995.

On July 28, 1984, he married Marlene Symonds in Las Vegas, Nev.

Ron was a heavy equipment mechanic for most of his life at various different businesses. Currently he was employed with Olson Transportation. He enjoyed going to garage sales and was known as a man who could fix anything.

Survivors include his wife, Marlene of Kenosha; three daughters, Colleen (James) Frazier of Las Vegas, Kelli (Keary Jr.) Ingrum of Palmdale, Calif., and Sara Jereda of Kenosha; eight grandchildren, Anthony, B.J., Christopher, Dylan, Loray, Gary, Erin and James; four great grandchildren with two more on the way; a sister, Cynthia Beard of South Carolina; his special aunt, Dora Fletcher of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Richard; and two grandsons, Keary Ingrum, III and Aiden Ordonez.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha and the ICU staff at St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee for all the kind and compassionate care they gave Ron.

As per Ronalds request, private services were held.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St. Kenosha, WI 53144
(262) 654-3533

Published online at on May 7, 2014