Ronald L. Drezdon, 90. Born 5/28/1932. Passed away unexpectedly 3/6/2023 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam WI.
Born during the depths of the great depression in 1932 to the late Joseph and Celia (Budney) Drezdon. Dear brother of the late Audrey (Bob) Kloman, the late Norbert (Irene) Drezdon and the late Joe (Audrey) Drezdon.
Ronald was the husband of the late Joan (Minor) Drezdon, father of Richard (Phyllis) Drezdon, Rory (Carol Rockow) Drezdon, Cheryl (Larry Holcomb) Drezdon and Russell (Doreen) Drezdon. Also, the loving grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
He graduated from Milwaukee Boy’s Technical High School in 1950, served in the Army after high school and was deployed overseas to the Korean War where he fought for freedom until his return to the U.S. in 1954.
Ronald had a lifelong career as a Journeyman Electrician with Allis Chalmers and Allen-Bradley, where his DIRT FT — “Do It Right The First Time” — work ethic was in full force as a passion in his work and also magnetically mounted to his mobile tool crib on a button like it was a part of his public campaigns for office later in life. He was a Leader weeknight after work for many years with the Milwaukee County Parks Commission Youth Center Program. Ronald served as city alderman more than ten terms in office on two municipal governments when he was a resident of St. Francis WI and also Juneau WI.
The visitation will be at Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home in Union Grove WI on Friday, March 17, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Friday at 1:00 p.m. Full Military Honors will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove WI on Friday at 2:00 p.m. and burial will follow.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home of Beaver Dam WI is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit their website at www.KoepsellFH.com.