Ronald McGaver

McGaver, Ronald A.

Ronald A. McGaver, age 58 of Marshfield, Wisconsin passed away on December 24, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Ronald was born to Edward and Gladys (Lund) McGaver on January 20, 1954, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He was joined in marriage to Linda Vold in Osseo, Wisconsin in 1973, but later divorced.

Following graduation from Osseo-Fairchild High School in 1972, Ron joined the U.S. Army. He spent several years as a meat cutter followed by working at Neilsville Foundry and later Milwaukee Valve Foundry. Years back, Ronald loved playing sports with his two nephews David, and Bobby. He was an avid Packers and Badgers Football fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, all while listening to his favorite, ZZ Top. He also loved seeing his grandchildren and always had a smile on his face when they were around.

Ronald is survived by his daughter Sarah (Troy) Goodno of La Crosse, sons, Ryan (Andrea) McGaver of Marshfield and Joel (Emily) McGaver of De Forest, Wisconsin, grandchildren, Kylie and Alexis Goodno and Parker McGaver, sister, Kathy (Bob) Hayter of Laurel, Montana, brother Randy (Shannon) McGaver of Isanti, Minnesota and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Gladys, ex-wife, Linda, brother, Rick McGaver and recently, his dog, Brandon.

Memorial Services will be at King's Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church (N47574 U.S. Highway 53, Osseo) on Saturday January 5, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Linda Marlett will be officiating. Dickinson Family Funeral Home of La Crosse is assisting the family. Please visit to leave online condolences. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Dec. 31, 2012