Ronald M. Heller of Tomahawk passed away at home in his sleep.
He was born on October 28, 1934 to the late Milton and Alma (Spindler) Heller. Ron grew up in Rib Mountain and was a 1954 graduate of Wausau Senior High School.
On November 19, 1954 he married his high school sweetheart, LouAnn Leitermann. They moved to Louisiana while he served in the Army, after moving back, he worked at Juneau Auto Supply and eventually spent over 30 years with Wisconsin Public Service until his retirement in 1994.
Ronald loved the outdoors, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing. He took great pride in his home and made sure his family always had fun when they visited. Ron was a wonderful and caring father, papa and mentor.
Survivors include his daughters, Renee (Keith) Litzer and Brenda (Dave) Frome both of Wausau; granddaughters, Rachel (Will) Landon and Shannen (Ben) Litzer Klatt both of Wausau; great-grandson, Oliver Landon; brother-in-law, Jim Leitermann of Schofield and many dear friends and relatives.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Alma (Spindler) Heller; sister and husband, Earlene (Heller) and Ken Burns; brother, Jim and Diane (Drengler) Heller, and sister-in-law, Sandra (Leitermann) Nash.
Funeral Service will be 1:30 pm, Monday July 12 at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce Street Wausau, with visitation from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Restlawn Memorial Park in Wausau. Helke funeral home is assisting the family. www.Helke.com
The family would especially like to thank Ronald’s friends and neighbors for everything they did for him.