Ronald Duane Wisnasky

Godfrey | Sunday, May 15 2016

Ronald Duane Wisnasky, 80, died at 10:19 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Born May 8, 1936 in Alton, he was the son of Reinhard and Laura (Koelz) Wisnasky. Mr. Wisnasky graduated from Marquette High School in 1954 and served in the Army Reserves. He retired as a General Foreman for Laclele Steel Mill in 1994 after 40 years of service and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. On November 24, 1956 he married the former Margaret Funk in Alton. She survives. Also surviving is a daughter and son-in-law Donna and Jim Schwartzkopf of Dorsey, a son and daughter-in-law Ron S. and Penny Wisnasky of Godfrey, five grandchildren, Monica Fischer (Nick), Laura Manns (Scott), Ashley Wisnasky, Nicki Wisnasky, and Ronnie Wisnasky, seven great grandchildren, and a brother Bill Wisnasky (Betty) of Chicago. He was preceded in death by a brother Bob Wisnasky. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Father Steve Pohlman will officiate. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church or Marquette Catholic High School. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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