McFarland - Ronald J. Staszewski, age 79, passed away peacefully on Monday May 13, 2019 at his home. Ron met the love of his life, Carolyn Ann Schneider in 1984 and the couple were married in 1986. Moved to McFarland in 1995 where they raised their family. He worked for many years around the Milwaukee and Madison area in IT and retired from WPS in 2011.
Ron was an avid reader, loved watching Hallmark Movies and sports, he frequented the fine arts and live theater, and made the trek each season to Lambeau Field for Packers games with family and friends. He was also an active member of the McFarland Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years; daughter Kim (Derrick) Schantz, son Zach Staszewski, and his 4 legged pal Harley; his grand fur-babies Bentley, Nelson, and Donut; his brother Bob (Carol) Staszewski; mother-in-law Ruth Schneider; and is further survived by in-laws, nieces, nephews, many relatives and other dear friends.
Ron is preceded in death by parents, John and Anne (Ostopowicz), and father-in-law Peter Schneider.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday May 17, 2019 at CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5306 Main St. McFarland, with Fr. D. Stephen Smith presiding. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM and go until the time of the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dane County Humane Society, American Lung Association, McFarland Lions Club, or Agrace HospiceCare Inc.
A special thank you to Oak Park Place for the wonderful and devoted care given to Ron.
Ron, now you can eat all the chips, popcorn and nuts you always loved to enjoy. We all raise a boot of beer (or coffee) to you big guy. "Life is a gift, that's why they call it the present, YOLO."
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I worked with Ron on many projects for the WPS TRICARE division. He was a great guy and really liked working with him. He will be missed.
Carolyn, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I thoroughly enjoyed playing cards with Ron.
Ron, we have so many memories of feeling welcome in your home.... memories filled with laughter!! You will be greatly missed. Carolyn, Kimberly, and Zach.... you are deeply in our hearts and prayers. With love, Mark, Terese, Maureen, and families
You will be missed by many, Ron! You are loved and admired. I'm so glad we were able to know each other and to share experiences for our kids. New York, New York will be a forever memory!
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