By McMahon Funeral Home
Passed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at age 69 at a local hospital. Ron was born in Pilsen, WI,
to Joseph and Dorothy Stodola. He earned an accounting degree at UW Whitewater,
worked at the IRS for many years, then started his own successful firm in Denmark, WI
where he resided with his wife and family. He was an avid hunter, bowler, trapshooter
and loyal friend. Ron will be remembered most for his strong faith and generosity. He
regularly donated to local churches and charities. He also loved spending time with his
friends and family, teaching his grandchildren to fish, playing sheepshead, taking trips
around the country, and simply sharing in wonderful conversation and laughs at a local
diner or restaurant. Ron will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
On June 8, 1974 in St. Paul, Minnesota he shared a life in marriage and love for
44 years with Nancy (Tarman) Stodola. He is survived by his 9 children and 12
grandchildren: Tim (Emily) with children Henry and Natalie; Jen (Dustin Hillman) with
child Cassie; Niki (Ron Vosika) with children Ethan, Mason, and Logan; Chris
(Mackenzie) with child Penny; Andy (Megan) with children Kaden and Peyton; Betsy
(Nick Rankin) with children Bentley and Alister; Shelly (Jared Lemon) with child Charlie;
Matt; and Josh. He is further survived by his siblings: Joseph (Peggy Novak), Rita (Ron
Christman), and Rose (Dennis Mayer). In addition, he is survived by many aunts,
uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Dorothy and Joseph
Stodola; mother in law and father-in-law, Virginia and James Tarman; and brother-in-law, Mark
Friends may call at St. Therese Parish, St. Joseph-St. John Site in Pilsen, between 8:45 and 10:45 am on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Funeral on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the church with Rev. Dennis Drury officiating and Christal Wavrunek assisting.
Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Pilsen.
McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG is assisting the Stodola Family. www.mcmahonfh.com
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be created.