ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
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.