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Ronald S. Knier

March 21, 1951 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Ronald S. “Ron” Knier, age 71, the Town of Silver Cliff, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 18, 2022.  

Ron was born on March 21, 1951, to August and Betty (Franzmeier) Knier, in Sheboygan. He graduated from Sheboygan South High School. Ron started his working career at Piggly Wiggly as a bagger/stocker at 16 years old and retired as the Meat Manager. In 2009, Ron was united in marriage to Roberta (Boldt) Somers. 

Ron was very passionate about the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and spent as much time in the woods and on the lake as he could. Ron also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Old Westerns. He traveled a lot with his mother across the US. He also took many hunting and fishing trips to Canada, and always had the best stories to tell. He was a wonderful cook and baker and was always trying new recipes that he found. 

Ron is survived by his loving wife, Roberta; brother, Rick Knier; niece, Emily Knier; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Linda (Jerry) Smith, Steven (Diana Ankrom- Butts) Boldt, June Dolgner, Diane (Craig) Scott, Frank (Ginger) Boldt, Gary (Rosalin) Boldt, Peter (Laura) Boldt, Jack Boldt, and Roxanne Markham; and other relatives and friends. 

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, August and Betty; sister, Patricia Lade; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Russell and Carol Boldt; and brother-in-law, Carl Boldt. 

A Celebration of Life will be held for Ron at 7:00 PM on April 28, 2022, at Zimmer-Westview Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center (W2132 Garton Road, Sheboygan, WI 53083) with Deacon Mike Burch officiating. A public visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home. 

A Celebration of Life in Silver Cliff, WI, will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established in Ron’s name. 

If you would like to leave a message of sympathy for Ron’s family, please visit his obituary page at www.zimmerfuneralhome.com. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ronald, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 28, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center
W2132 Garton Rd
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Celebration of Life
Thursday
April 28, 2022

7:00 PM
Zimmer Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center
W2132 Garton Rd
Sheboygan, WI 53083

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