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Ronald Bennett II Obituary
Bennett, Ronald C. II

Ronald C Bennett II. 42, of Oshkosh, passed away peacefully Thursday December 22, 2011, at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac, Wl. after a courageous 2 year battle with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was born at the hospital in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, the son of Ronald and Iris (Jungwirth) Bennett.

He attended Lourdes Academy his Freshman and Sophomore years and Oshkosh North High his Junior and Senior years graduating from North High in 1987. He attended Freeport Community College in Freeport, Illinois.

He is survived by his Son, Samuel James Sosa Bennett, Oshkosh, Wl; Sam's mother Sera Ponce', Green Bay, Wl; Mother, Iris (Michael Williams) Bennett, Sacramento, CA; Father, Ronald C Bennett, Omro, Wl; Step Brother Leon (Sarah) Williams, Sacramento, CA; Paternal Grandmother, Betty Bennett, Omro, Wl; Aunts and Uncles, Sharon Hebert, Oshkosh, Wl, Caroline and John Overzet, Fond du Lac, Wl; Ken (Chi Whitemarsh) Jungwirth, Winneconne, Wl; Amy and Terry Hathaway, Oshkosh, Wl; Irene Jungwirth-Campbell, Winneconne, Wl; MaryJane Jungwirth, Winneconne, Wl; David (Julie) Schmude, Oshkosh, Wl; Jeffery Bennett, Eau Claire, Wl; Michael Bennett Oshkosh, Wl; Mary VanBuren, Sacramento, CA; Amos (Carolyn) Williams, Sacramento, CA; Annice (Alfred) Porter, Sacramento, CA; Maurice Bailey, Sacramento, CA. Many more relatives and wonderful friends. He was preceded in death by his Maternal grandparents James and Dorothy Jungwirth, his uncle Donald Jungwirth and paternal grandfather Clarence Bennett,

Ron was very sports orientated. He was a Golden Gloves Boxer for 10 years, State

Champion for 3 years and in 2002 was asked to participate in Everlast USA National

Championship USA Olympic Boxing in Las Vegas, NV. He loved to play, watch his son

play and umpire baseball, play golf, bowl (including a Nationally Sanctioned 300 game)

and collect sporting memorabilia. He much enjoyed watching the Green Bay Gamblers Hockey team, where the last game he attended he was taken into the locker room to meet the team and coaches. He was given 2 hockey pucks that had been used in warm ups that evening and a hockey stick that was autographed by the team and coaches.

Per Ron's wishes there was no funeral but a Celebration of His Life will be held Saturday June 23rd, 1:00 pm at Menominee Park in Oshkosh. The Celebration will be held in the new shelter #2 that is next to the Zoo - and across the street from the train station. At Ron's request he would like you to wear a sport shirt, jersey or hat.

We wish to thank the wonderful caregivers at Hospice Home of Hope, Fond du Lac, Wl.

A memorial has been established.


Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on June 21, 2012
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