Ronald Ray Gilstrap, 53 years of age, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.
Ron was born April 16, 1968 in French Camp, California to the late Mable and James Gilstrap. On August 8, 2014, he was married to DeAnn Gilstrap (Vanderheyden). He loved spending time with his wife and son Brandon and their cats Coon and Oreo. He took pride in being a father and could not wait to see his son graduate high school. He also took pride his tools and working on cars until he was unable to due to his health. He was an avid fisherman and chess player. He also enjoyed cooking and building/working on computers.
Surviving Ron are his widow, DeAnn Gilstrap, stepchildren; Brandon, Jesse, and Cody Vanderheyden, Valerie Pundsack, and Sara Marmon, step grandchildren; Donnell and Quannell Hibbler, Olivia Vanderheyden, and Amiya Marmon.
A special thank you to those who helped to lay Ron to rest; Jon and Ariel Pundsack, Tim and Krissy Weidenfeller, and Dale Benson. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.