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Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121



Ronald Gudilias, of Braham, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Unity Hospital in Fridley.  He was 76 years old.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, February 19, 2016 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham with Rev. Tim Renstrom officiating.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

INURNMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham

Ronald James Gudilias, of Braham, Minnesota, died peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2016.   He was 76 years old.

Ronnie was born in Superior, Wisconsin on July 26, 1939 to William and Irene (Okerman) Gudilias.

He was united in marriage to Sharon Splettstoesser on June 3, 1966. They were happily married for 49 years. They enjoyed going out to breakfast with friends, casino bus trips and watching his favorite TV shows, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.

Ron served in the Air Force and Merchant Marines. He retired from Aurelius Manufacturing of Braham.

He lived by the motto “Keep on keeping on until the race is done.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother John; sister Betty, and niece Denise.

Ronald is survived by his wife Sharon; children, Brenda (Todd) Blomfelt; Yvonne (Benji) Leaf; Brian Gudilias; grandchildren, Cody and Jordan Leaf; Emma, Evan and Owen Blomfelt; and Savannah Gudilias; many other relatives including brothers in-law, sisters in-law, cousins, nieces,  nephews and friends.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks for all the thoughts, prayers, and kind words shown. God bless you all. 

10 thoughts on “RONALD GUDILIAS”

  1. Sharon, just a quick note to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you all draw strength from your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  2. Sharon and family,
    Very sorry to hear of Ron’s passing. Ron was such a great man, always greeting me with a big smile. Thoughts and prayers.

  3. Dear Sharon and Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss, Ron will always be remembered fondly.

    Sending prayers of comfort, love and hugs

    Marlene and Darwin

  4. I was so sorry to hear that Ron had passed away. I enjoyed visiting with you at rehab at St. Clare’s. I pray that you will experience God’s comfort and peace in the days and months ahead.

  5. Sharon and Family:

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Ron. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    Marie and Kert Grundberg

  6. So sorry to hear of cousin Ron’s passing. We decided to visit Pilgrim, Brenda and family were listed in Pilgrim’s prayers with the passing of her father,

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