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Ronald Alt


1932 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Ronald Alt Obituary
Ronald Alt 86, of Sleepy Eye, died on Jan. 22, 2019, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m., and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church. Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 10:30 a.m. Military rites by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard. The clergy will be Pastor Nathan Luong. Interment will take place at a later date. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Ronald Niel Alt was born on Sept. 9, 1932 to John and Ruth (Ellanson) Alt. He grew up in Sleepy Eye and lived there his entire life. Ron served in the United States Army for two years and was stationed in Germany. He married Betty Hughes on June 30th, 1956 in Norseland, and the couple had 5 children. He was a member of the Sleepy Eye VFW and Mason Lodge and former Honor Guard. Ron loved horses and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. After he retired from work, he enjoyed playing dice at Schultz Cafe with the guys.
Ron is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Alt of Sleepy Eye; sons: Randy Alt of Jordan, Rick (Kelli) Alt, Ross (Darla) Alt both of Casper, Wyo.; daughter, Julie (Clete) Ludewig; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters: Shirley Cannon, Gail (Russell) Sorenson of both Sleepy Eye, Beverly Carnell of Bloomington; Phyllis Thompson of Hillman; sisters-in-law: Sandy Alt of Sartell, Pat Alt of Sleepy Eye; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rodney Alt, brothers: Charles Alt, Raymond Alt and John Alt, Jr; brothers-in-law: Tom Carnell, Art Cannon and Don Thompson.
Published in Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch from Jan. 24 to Jan. 28, 2019
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