Ronald C. Poehnelt, age 58, of Abbotsford, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at his residence.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford.
Ronald was born on May 23, 1959, the son of Matt and Dorothy (Glenn) Poehnelt in Marshfield. He graduated from Colby High School in 1977. Ronald was co-owner and operator of the Corral Bar & Grill in Abbotsford. He enjoyed all the customers that came from all over. He also was ready with a joke for every occasion.
Ronald enjoyed playing chess, traveling, was a history buff, and collected Packer and other memorabilia. He also loved his pets: Baby Girl, Baby Boy, Mr. Whisker and Snuggles.
Ronald is survived by his significant other, Sherri Leu and her family; his father, Matt of Spencer; his son, Gary Poehnelt of Milwaukee; seven brothers: Tom (Diane) of Eagle, Richard of Athens, Dave (Carol) of Marshfield, Don (Jackie) of Loyal, Mike of Colby, Mark of Colby and James of Abbotsford; six sisters: Julie Schindhelm of Marshfield, Karen (Lanny) Ludwig of Dorchester, Sandy (Mike) Jakel of Dorchester, Sharon (Henry) Blume of Dorchester, Linda (Steven) Bach of Dorchester and Donna (Kevin) Kalepp of Westboro. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy and a brother-in-law, David Schindhelm.
In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred and will be determined at a later date.