Obit: Neitzel, Ronald D. (1944 - 2008)

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Surnames: Neitzel, Gilbertson, Gottschalk, Fachner, Utke, Plummer

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Neitzel, Ronald D. (23 July 1944 - 24 July 2008)

Ronald D. Neitzel

With Flag

Ronald D. Neitzel, 64, of Unity, Wisconsin, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at his residence in Unity. At Ronald's request, his ashes will be returned to the mountains in Montana in a private family service scheduled for a later time.

The Maurina-Schilling Funeral home of Abbotsford is assisting Ronald's family with arrangements. Ron was born July 23, 1944, in Lansing, Mich., to Charles and Ruth (Gilbertson) Neitzel. He entered into his military service by joining the Army on Sept. 20, 1962, and was stationed in West Germany with the 212th Artillery Group. He was honorably discharged from the Army on May 18, 1964. On June 8, 1968, Ron married Carol *Gottaschalk. Ron and Carol later divorced. Ron lived most of his adult life living and working in Montana.

Ronald is survived by his mother, Ruth Neitzel of Unity; his daughter, LaVonne Fachner, Washington state; his son, Cameron Neitzel of Fargo, N.D.; and three grandchildren. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters, Robert Neitzel, Spencer, Beverly Utke, Owen, Sandra (Boyd) Plummer, Unity, and Rodney Neitzel, New Castle, Wyo.

**Surname spelling should be Gottschalk, not Gottaschalk like what the original copy had.



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