Ronald D. Kuethe
Ronald D. Kuethe, 68, of Springfield, died at 2:54 am, Friday, August 15, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born July 10, 1946 in Alton, IL to Harold and Marguerite Aljets Kuethe. He married Kathleen Hogge on October 25, 1997 and she survives.
Also surviving are two children, Christopher (Fiancée Cherie) Kuethe of Bloomington and Ryan (Companion: Heather) Kuethe of Lincoln; mother, Marguerite Fechte of Bethalto; two sisters, Carolyn (Donald) Love of Paris, MO and Christine Monroe of Bethalto; two brothers, Bruce (Carol) Kuethe of Dorsey, and Tony (Sabrina) Kuethe of Alhambra and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
His father preceded him in death.
Ron was a United States Army veteran serving in Vietnam. He was a 40 year member of Iron Workers Local 46.
Celebration of Life Gathering: 4-7 pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life Service: 10:30 am, Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Gerry Comstock officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where Military Honors will be conducted.