Ronald D. Turner

PORTAGE – Ronald D. Turner, age 88, of Portage, formerly of Readstown, passed away peacefully at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Ronald was born on October 29, 1931, in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, the son of Harry and Lucy (Janacek) Turner. He proudly served his country from 1954 to 1956 in the U.S. Army.  Ron had worked as a short haul truck driver for Samuel’s Recycling and also Penda Corp. He enjoyed working with Kevin in the pool chemical industry.  Our Dad really enjoyed a good round of pool and tinkering with antiques.

He is survived by his six sons, Neil (Loura) Turner, Markesan, Steve (Jean) Turner, Portage, Jack (Sandy) Turner, Munster, Indiana, Todd (Jenny) Turner, Portage, Kevin (Jessica) Turner, Baraboo, and Karl (Sue) Turner, Portage;  twenty-three grandchildren;  seventeen great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Turner, Phoenix, Arizona, and Chuck (Linda) Turner, Green Bay; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his former wife and mother of his sons, Aleta Maloney, his former wife, Sondra, and his siblings, Dorothy, Harry, Eileen, Jimmy, Shirley, June, Jack and Mary Jane.  

Private Memorial services will be held by Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  If you wish to participate in the Zoom memorial service, please email Inurnment will be private.  

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  

For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)