Ron was born in Belleville on July 29, 1943, to father Raymond William Muckensturm and his mother Ruby LaRue (Browning) Muckensturm. He went to Cathedral Grade & High Schools. He was the supervisor of Central Processing at St. Elizabeth and Memorial Hospitals. Ron loved painting ceramics, watching the birds, playing cards, enjoying his deck, and spending time with his family.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents and his three infant sons, twins, James and John and Joseph Muckensturm.
He is survived by his wife Carol Sue (Storner) Muckensturm;
two daughters, Jill (Darrin) Kraft and Julie (Nathaniel) Heltne;
grandchildren, Jarrid (Sarah) Kraft, Jakob (Shnia) Kraft, Trevon Jordan, Nicholas Heltne, Jordan Kraft, Natalie Heltne and Joel Kraft;
great granddaughter, JaNia Adams-Kraft;
two brothers, Daniel (Merry) Muckensturm, Texas, and Dale (Joyce) Muckensturm;
a sister, Pamela Sue Muckensturm;
sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Kay (Dennis) Tribout, Marvin (Charlee) Storner;
beloved nieces and nephews;
many cousins and friends;
and his fur baby, Ginger.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, or to Coalition Life- 40 Days for Life. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Mass of Christian burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Father Joseph Oganda officiating.
Private family burial will be held at a later date.