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Ronnie L. SchlueterNovember 17, 1941 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 75)
Ronnie L. Schlueter age 75 of Wauzeka passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born November 17, 1941 in rural Guttenberg, IA to Arthur and Berdina (Weidemann) Schlueter. He was baptized in the catholic faith at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Garnavillo, IA. Ronnie graduated from MFL High School, Monona, IA in 1960. He then attended auto mechanic school in Omaha, NE. He was united in marriage to Angela Thiese on June 11, 1969 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. The couple was blessed with three children. Ronnie started farming in the Guttenberg area in 1962. They then moved to Manchester and Luana farms. Finally in 1983 they purchased their Wauzeka farm which is now owned by their son Scot. Ronnie farmed for 54 years. In his spare time he enjoyed doing things with his grandchildren and tractor pulling. Survivors include his wife Angie of Wauzeka; his children Scot (Tonya) Schlueter of Mount Hope; Marcia Schlueter of Wauzeka; four grandchildren: Justine, Abbigail, Skyler, and William; two sisters: Elaine (Kurt) Biermann of Colesburg, IA and DiAna (Dale) Werger of Garnavillo, IA; also sister-in-law Mary Lee Schlueter of Gillette, WY; one brother Dennis (Clara) Schlueter of Guttenberg, IA; A brother-in-law Robert Bishoff of Garnavillo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, son Matthew, sister Karen and brother Harlan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish in Prairie du Chien, WI, Rev. James Weighner officiating, with burial in the Wauzeka Cemetery in Wauzeka, WI. Friends may call on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien, where there will be a wake scripture at 7:30 PM. www.garrityfuneralhome.com