Vivian Ronk

February 21, 1934 ~ August 3, 2022

Vivian M. Ronk, 88, of Mauston, WI, died on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.

Vivian M Holmes RonkVivian, the daughter of Ernest and Nellie (Moran) Holmes, was born on February 21, 1934, in Walden, New York.

Vivian was raised in Walden. She was united in marriage to Clarence “Bill” Ronk on July 19, 1953, at the Most Precious Blood Catholic Church in Walden. Bill was a military man, and his family moved all around the United States and overseas for awhile while Bill served his country. Vivian was a “devoted military wife.” In 1968, the family settled in Mauston, where Vivian worked for Vacuum Platers for many years. Vivian enjoyed baking and cooking. She liked to go on walks and visit with all her neighbors. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

Vivian is survived by her husband, Clarence “Bill”; three children, Victor (Betsy) Ronk of Cape Canaveral, FL, Ken (Brenda) Ronk of Gleason, WI, and Yvonne Ronk of Mauston; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Harold, Ernest Jr. and Thomas “Harpy” Holmes.

Private family Services will beat the Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon. A Celebration of life will take place at 3 p.m. Monday, August 8, at the Stonefield Circle Community Hall at 400 Stonefield Circle in Mauston.

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