Ronald M. Westrup, age 68, formerly of Winsted, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.
Ron was born Sept. 2, 1948, to Medard and Florence (Schied) Westrup, and grew up in Winsted.
He married Anita Renner Dec. 6, 1969, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Ron spent four years at St. Cloud State University, and became a passionate monument salesman, caring for and assisting many families during their times of grief.
He loved music and had his own band for more than 20 years. Ron enjoyed fishing, bowling, and spending time with his family.
He was a past member of the Cold Spring Lions Club.
Ron is survived by his wife, Anita; daughter, Molly (Bill) Schumal and their children, Tucker and Charlie; daughter-in-law, Kim Westrup and her children, Megan and Brianna; and a sister, Connie (Marv) Showalter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Scott.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Tuesday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
Relatives and friends called Monday, March 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, with parish prayers at 4 p.m.
The Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring handled the arrangements.