MONONA / WAUNAKEE - Ronald J. Kaltenberg, age 56, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born June 7th, 1956 to James and Lucille Kaltenberg. Ron was a wonderful son, brother, and friend to many.

Ronald is survived by his mother, Lucille; brothers Randall (Shelly) Kaltenberg of Lodi and Richard (Mary Beth) Kaltenberg of Waunakee; sisters, Ruth (Mike) Hellenbrand and Renee (Jerry) Ellickson both of Waunakee; nieces and nephews, Shawna (friend Matt) and Nick Kaltenberg, Bradey Bauman, Jacob, Luke (fiancée Emily) and John Kaltenberg, Chad (fiancée Lisa), Celsey (fiancée Chris) and Chase Hellenbrand, and Aaron and Ashton Ellickson. Further survived by many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, James J. Kaltenberg in December 2011.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH, 623 Jefferson St, DeForest, at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2012, with Father Robert Butz presiding. Visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until time of the service on Monday. Burial will be at St. Olaf Catholic Cemetery.

Special thanks to Father Robert Butz, Ron’s doctors and many, many special care takers. We love you Ron and will miss you greatly. You were one of a kind that will never be forgotten. You are now re-united with your “father of mine!”. Contributions will be made to R.E.M. and M.A.R.C. Responsive Employment Services.