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Ronald R. BOESEL
May 1, 1933 ~ July 9, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Ronald (Ron) Ralph Boesel, age 90 of Ashippun Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 9, 2023. Ron was born on May 1, 1933 in Milwaukee Wisconsin to Walter and Eleanor (Arndt) Boesel. Ron married the love of his life, Janis (Jan) Audrey (Thelen) Boesel, on October 6, 1956 in Milwaukee, and built their first home and raised a family in New Berlin, Wisconsin. Furthermore, Ron served in the Army from 1953 to 1955. Ron then worked his entire career for DeBelak Brothers in Milwaukee Wisconsin for 39 years.
Ron loved spending time growing up at the Boesel family cottage on Army Lake in East Troy, Wisconsin. Later Ron and Jan bought their land by Lake Lucerne in Wautoma Wisconsin where they built their family get-a-way place and made many family memories. Ron loved to hunt, fish, garden, cutting grass, and watching football and the Green Bay Packers.
Ron is survived by his wife, Jan, of 66 years, his children; Deb (Jim) Mueller, Jeff Boesel, Rich (Danni) Boesel, and John (Angela) Boesel; his grandchildren, Brandon Boesel, Chelsea (Adam) Irwin, Jason Mueller, Taylor Boesel-Bresina (Alex), and Amber Boesel; his great-grandchildren, Brayden Irwin and Camden Irwin. Ron is also survived by his sister, Carol Markiewicz Slonaker (Larry Slonaker), Donald Thelen (brother-in-law), and many special nieces and nephews. Ron is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Eleanor Boesel; father/mother-in law, Ken and Audrey Thelen; siblings, Lois Bestel, Marvin Boesel, and in-laws Ron Markiewicz, Eugene Bestel, Gloria Boesel and Pat Thelen.
A visitation for family and friends for Ron will be held at Thelen Funeral Home located at W309 S4840 Commercial Drive, North Prairie, WI 53153 (located near corner of Hwy 83 and Hwy 59) on August 4, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. to gather and share memories. A service will follow visitation at 5:30 p.m.
A private cemetery memorial service will be held at a later day when Ron will be united with Jan when the Lord brings them into eternal life together at St. John’s Lutheran Church and Cemetery in Ashippun Wisconsin.
For those unable to attend, those wishing to share a memory, or those wanting to just sign the on-line guest registry, please click the Share A Memory tab below Ron's photo.
Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting the family. (262) 392-4251.