Ronald "Ron" Francis Zweifel, 73, of Oro Valley, AZ passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, Tuesday, October13, 2020 with Margaret, his wife, at his side. He was born February 18, 1947, in Madison, WI, the son of Alvin and Marie (Weier) Zweifel. He graduated from Hollandale high school in 1965. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force proudly serving from 1966 to 1970 stationed in Stuttgart, Germany where he earned the rank of Staff Sergeant. After serving his country, Ron attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater graduating Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Ron met the love of his life, Margaret "Peg" Williams and they were married in St. Bridget Catholic Church in Ridgeway, WI on August 19, 1972.
Ronald started his work life at Crepaco in Lake Mills, WI then spent many years at Giddings and Lewis in Fond du Lac. He then worked at National Rivet and Manufacturing in Waupun. Ron and Peg moved to Wabeno, WI prior to his retirement in 2014. He was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Fond du Lac, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pickerel, WI, and St. Mark Catholic Church in Oro Valley, AZ. Heserved on the Finance Committee at Holy Family Church and participated in the choir St. MarkChurch. Ron was a Fourth Degree Knightwith the Holy Family Knights of Columbus.
Ronald is survived by his wife of 48 years, Margaret; sons Jason Zweifel and Joshua (Jenny) Zweifel, and daughter Leena Zweifel; grandchildren Mason Zweifel, Emerson Bradwen, and Cyan Zweifel; sister Helen (Art) Phillips, brother Robert (Jane) Zweifel; sister-in-law Rosalie Zweifel; aunt Sister Helen a Poor Claire nun; goddaughter Anita Walzak; close friends Barry Burton, Don & Sue Clark, Dave & Rose Schnider, Don & Dee Williams; many special cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Predeceased by parents, brother Thomas Zweifel, aunts Sister Lenore, Sister Camillus, Sister Vianney, Sister Elizabeth Franciscan nuns; Father Thomas Weier, uncles Leo, Gerald, Vince, and Larry.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 271 Fourth St. Way, Fond du Lac, WI, 54937, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Following the Mass, please join the family for a luncheon in the church hall. Cremation rites accorded with interment at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, N9184 WI-55, Pickerel, WI 54465 to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Ronald's name to: American Cancer Society
, American Heart Association
, Holy Family Catholic Church Fond du Lac, St. Mark Catholic Church Choir Oro Valley.
Published by Antigo Times/Shopper from Sep. 8 to Sep. 19, 2021.