Ronald Russell Garski, 77, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center in Wheaton, Ill.
He was born in Racine, Dec. 29, 1934, son of the late Cyril and Rose (Friedel) Garski.
Ron graduated from St. Catherine's High School, "Class of 1952". He proudly served in the U.S. Navy. On Sept. 13, 1958, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Burlington, he was united in marriage to Carol A. Boschert who preceded him in death Nov. 8, 1979.
Ron was employed by In-Sink-Erator for many years and retired from Getty's Manufacturing in 1982. In his retirement he moved to Woodruff where he owned and operated the "Little Muskie Bar" and also worked at Lakeland Rental. Ron loved sports and was a Chicago Bears fan. He also loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his children, James Garski and fiancé Yozette Muller of Oak Creek, Jerry (Lynn) Garski of Macedon, N.Y., and Mary Jo (Vince) Caracciolo of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; two granddaughters, Stephanie and Carolyn; brothers and sister, Larry (Dottie) Garski of Racine, Dick (Marietta) Garski of Racine, Al Garski of Rome, WI, and Kathy Garski of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
Ron was also preceded in death by his second wife, Barbara Romano.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, April 9, 11 a.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1633 Erie St., with Rev. Sean Granger officiating.
Interment with full military honors will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy. 32.
Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the church 9:30 a.m., until time of Mass.
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home of Racine is handling the arrangements.
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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what a great man and bar owner i can remember the good old days at little musky rip ron