Ronald G. Helton, Sr.

May 21, 1939 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 78)

Ronald G. Helton, Sr., age 78 of Wauseon, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at his residence.  He was born on May 21, 1939 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to the late Gilbert and Iva (Kressel) Helton.  On February 28, 1959, he married Patricia Jean Flesch, and she preceded him in death in 2016.  Prior to his retirement, he was a machinist and manager of a bowling center.

Left to cherish his memory are children Ronda (Marc) Cespuglio, Randee (Tom) Scott, Rory (Jeanine) Helton, and Ronald (JoAnn) Helton; grandchildren Ashlee Schliepp, Jennifer Scott, Nathan Cespuglio, Jessica Helton, Eric Cespuglio, Justine Helton, Rachel Helton, Courtny Helton, and Ryan Helton.  Also surviving are great-grandchildren Michael Steven Thomas, Jayden Thomas Schliepp, Benjamin Andrew Thomas, and Rylan James Schliepp; and a sister Patricia Neuhaus. 

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Rodney Joseph Helton, and grandson Matthew Joseph Scott.

A Celebration of Life and interment will be held at a later date at All Saints Cemetery in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  Memorial contributions in Ronald’s memory may be made to the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society at 

Those wishing an online condolence may do so at  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon, Ohio. 

Donations may be made to:

Lymphoma and Leukemia Society

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