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Ronald H. Heuser
Issue Date: December 12, 2013
Ronald Ron Henry Heuser, 79, of Green Bay, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 4 at a Green Bay hospital.
Born June 2, 1934 in Lena to the late Ralph and Margaruite (Santy) Heuser, he graduated from Pulaski High School and taught elementary education at various area schools. On Aug. 23, 1958, he married Lillian Timm and they owned and operated the Tailgate Restaurant and Motel in Mountain until their retirement in 1998.
An active member and past-President of the Near Northeast Chapter of the Wisconsin Restaurant Association and the Wisconsin Restaurant Association (1994-95), he served on the state WRA Board of Directors since 1982 and was an honorary member. Serving as chairman of many WRA committees, he was one of the founding fathers of the WRA Education Foundation. He also served in several positions as a board member of the Mountain Area Businessmens Association, helped set up the MABAs scholarships fund, directed various church choirs and was the organist and choir director at Tabor Lutheran Church for 21 years where he taught and served as superintendent of Sunday school. He served on the church council at Tabor, and took pride in the planning and preparing of dinners and breakfasts sponsored by the Mens Club and also collected cookbooks. Since his retirement, he enjoyed knitting scarves for the Salvation Army.
In addition to his wife, Lillian, he is survived by a brother, Marvin R. Heuser, of Kenosha; a sister, Judith Zagame, of Phoenix, Az.; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Timm and Betty Timm; a brother-in-law, Art Timm; nieces, nephews and godchildren; two aunts, Margaret Helms and Augusta Santy-Specht and other relatives, neighbors, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Michael, two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clarence (Shirley) Woelful, Herbert Timm and Ellie Heuser.
Friends called at Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec 6. Visitation continued at 9:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Peace Lutheran Church in Green Bay (Kunesh). Pastor Stuart Dornfield officiated with burial in the Kunesh Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.