Ronald A. Ore, age 85 of Prairie du Chien passed away Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Great River Care Center in McGregor, IA. He was born February 29, 1936, the son of Everett and Helen (Campbell) Hore. Following his graduation from Lancaster High School, he enlisted in the US Navy and served for four years. Ron married Carol Sebastian on January 2, 1961, at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien. He worked a number of jobs before starting in maintenance at 3M in the 1970's and there he stayed until his retirement. He was an avid Green Bay Packer fan and loved his dog Max. He enjoyed working in his yard and working with wood. He was particularly proud of a grandmother clock that he made. Ron was a family man that loved his grandchildren. Carol preceded him in death on June 12, 2015. He is survived by his daughter Helen (Gene) Jelinek; grandchildren Amanda (Matt) Knipfel, Matthew, and Diana Jelinek, and Miranda and Christopher Klema; and his son-in-law Ed Klema. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and their daughter Kathy Klema.
A Memorial Service will be Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel, Msgr. Charles Stoetzel officiating with burial in the Calvary Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. Military honors will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard.
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