Ronald L. Richmiller, 82, of Mendon, Illinois passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa. Born on July 30, 1938, in Rock Island, Illinois a son of Leroy and Bertha (Wietholder) Richmiller. He married Alvenia Smashey on January 2, 1962, in Palmyra, Missouri. She survives.
He is also survived by a son, John K. (Rica) Richmiller of Quincy, Illinois, daughters Gaye Richmiller and Tonya Richmiller both of Mendon, Illinois, three grandchildren, Zachary Conner of Mendon, Cody Lear of Quincy, Anna Rose Richmiller of Quincy, two great grandchildren, Addilynn Conner and Ryleigh Conner both of Mendon, a brother, Robert Richmiller of Liberty and sister, Mary (Wayne) Warning of rural Liberty and beloved friends, Steven (Lacie) Meyers and their children Kinslie and Ellasyn of Mendon. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Trina Logan.
He was a member of St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church. Ronald was a 1956 graduate of Unity High School. He went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Professionally, he worked as an engineer for Burlington Northern Railroad, retiring after 35 years of service. After the passing of his father, he took over farming the family farm. Ronald enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 2, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at the Hunter funeral Home and 10:00 a.m. at St. Edward’s The Confessor Catholic Church in Mendon, Illinois, with Fr. Jeff Stone officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Quincy, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with a rosary held at 5:00 p.m. at the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Memorials may be made to St. Edward’s The Confessor Catholic Church.