Ron Zech, age 56, died on Saturday, April 3, 2010 at his home in Mentone, California.
Ron was born in Fort Atkinson on January 11, 1954, son of Harold and Myrtle Zech. He graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 1972.
Ron is survived by five brothers: Edward (Mary) Zech, of Fort Atkinson, Vern Zech, of Fort Atkinson, Ken (Kerri) Zech, of Whitewater, Scott Zech of Fort Atkinson, and Jeff (Reine) Zech of Whitewater; three sisters: Marie (Gene) Harris, Debbie (Rick) Stauffer, and Nancy (Greg) Carroll, all of Fort Atkinson; step-son: Brandon, of Mentone, CA; five nephews: Nate Stauffer, Adam Stauffer, Dustin Harris, Jon Zech, and Payton Zech; five nieces: Angie Harris (Mike Bergmann), Brittney Carroll, Courtney Carroll, Emily Thelan, and Samantha Thelan; and a great nephew: Brighton Zech.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, a brother, Lee, and aunts and uncles.
A memorial service will be held in Mentone, CA on Tuesday April 13, 2010. A memorial service will be held at the Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Atkinson on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 11:30am. Ron will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10am until the time of service.
Ron was a loving father, brother, and uncle. He loved life and all it had to offer. His smile and laugh could light up a room. He will always be remembered and greatly missed. May God take him into His Heaven and hold him in the palm of His hand.
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