Ronald H. Krenz

Date of Death: Sep 01, 2018
Ronald H. Krenz

1937 - 2018

Ronald H. Krenz, 81, of Waupun, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Christian Homestead in Waupun due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

Ron was born April 6, 1937 in Manchester the son of Harold and Esther Dickman Krenz. Ron attended Manchester schools and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1955 and served in Korea. Ron was employed at National Rivet and Carnation Company before he became self-employed as Ron Krenz General Contractor, building and remodeling many homes in Waupun and the surrounding areas. Ron was a member of First Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Waupun VFW Post 6709, and the Rock River Country Club. Ron loved all outdoor activities and was an avid fan of NASCAR, the Packers, and the Brewers. After retirement he enjoyed making crafts.

Ron will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 31 years, Joyce; four children: Ted (Brenda) Krenz of Waupun, Sherry (Dick) Thurk of Waupun; Tim (Teresa) Krenz of Fond du Lac, and Carrie (Jarlin) Hackett of Rosendale; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; siblings: Joyce Krueger, Robert (Jan) Krenz, Sandy (Wayne) Kieck, Irene (Raymond) Phillips, Howard (Cynthia) Krenz, and Edward (Jenny) Krenz; sister-in-law Lynn Krenz; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gloria (Dr. Paul) Mayer, Robert (Coleen) Boltz and Glenn Boltz; a special mention to his goddaughter, Sue Meyer; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Scott; brother-in-law, DuWayne (Koog) Krueger; and parents-in-law Lawrence and Esther Boltz.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Ronald Krenz will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Dennis Overlien officiating.


Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun where American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will provide military honors.

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  1. Tom & Carolyn Cotton Says: September 3, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Enjoyed my visits with Ron and still
    have the hot air ballon over my

    Please give Joyce our codelences.

    Was a very good Obituary.

    • Tom and Carolyn I’m so glade you still have your hot air balloon Ron enjoyed making them more than you can believe. I hope you are doing well

    • Dick and sherry Says: September 7, 2018 at 1:21 pm

      Thanks for your thoughts and prayers, he enjoyed talking to you about Korea and I am so glad we went on the honor flight. You guys take care

  2. Dear Joyce,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this saddened time.
    With sympathy to your whole family.

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