Feb. 17, 1914 - Feb. 23, 2007
NEW WASHINGTON Ronald L. Aichholz, 93, of New Washington, died Friday at the Bucyrus Community Hospital in Bucyrus.
He was born Feb. 17, 1914 in rural Attica to the late Jacob and Emma (Marquart) Aichholz and had been a resident of New Washington all of his life.
He was an Army Veteran serving during World War II. He married Violet W. Carlson on Feb. 14, 1945 in Seattle. He owned Ron's Electric in New Washington, retiring in January 2004.
He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in New Washington, American Legion Post 405, 40 & 8 Voiture 150; AM VETS of Bucyrus, County Council On Aging and the Golden Gems. He had been adjutant of Post 405 for over 50 years, has been District Adjutant and District Children and Youth Chairmen for several years.
He is survived his wife, Violet Aichholz; and two nephews and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother and sister-in-law, Weldon E. and Susannah Aichholz; a nephew, Harry Aichholz; a god-daughter, Alane Aichholz; and a sister, Miriam Aichholz.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, where the American Legion Post 405 will hold a memorial service at 8 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John's Lutheran Church in New Washington. The Rev. Joseph Bartczak will officiate. Burial will follow in the St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation; St. John's Lutheran Church.