Ronald Pearson, age 87, of Mauston, Wisconsin, passed away in his sleep on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Our House Senior Living Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Mauston with Pastor Anita Genrich officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. Military Honors will be provided by the Burton Koppang American Legion Post # 81 of Mauston, WI.

Ronald was born on April 25, 1929 in Carpentersville, Illinois, the son of Atle and Mabel (Wall) Pearson. Ron was in the US Army during the Korean War from 1951 thru 1953. After his retirement from truck driving, he was a head-start bus driver. Ron was also a volunteer driver for 20 years for Adams County. Ron was a very caring, giving wonderful man. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Edith; daughters, Becky Kehrberg of Ellettsville, Indiana; Brenda Behrend of Peshtigo, WI; Kathryn Cummings of Steamboat Springs, CO; Carole (Tom ) Wolff of Sugar Grove, IL and Elizabeth (Murat) Ocalan of Boynton Beach, FL; brother, Ken (Carol) of Elgin, IL; sisters, Delores Karolus of Oxford, WI and Judy Belcher of North Abington, MA; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother, Ralph; brother, Ted and sister, Irene.