Ronald W. Roff, 70, Tigerton, Wis., formerly of Comstock, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his home.
He was born Nov. 20, 1948, at Rice Lake to Walter and Loretta (Turcotte) Roff. He grew up in the Rice Lake/Almena area and graduated from Cumberland High School in 1967.
He dairy farmed with his father on the family farm in the Town of Crystal Lake, Barron County. Ron farmed his entire life but was forced to retire early in 2013 due to his health.
He married Lela K. Jeska on Dec. 21, 1972, at Zion Lutheran Church, Almena. The couple was blessed with six children and later parted ways.
Ron was united in marriage on July 28, 1995, to Lynette B. Mueller at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tigerton.
Ron enjoyed going to farm auctions, playing pool, deer hunting and cooking. He especially loved going to tractor pulling events with his Massey-Harris 101 Senior Tractor. Ron served as president and treasurer for a number of years with the Indianhead Tractor Pullers Association of Barron County.
He was a people person who always made friends wherever he went. Ron will be remembered most as quite a character and for his wonderful sense of humor.
Surviving are his wife 23 years, Lynette; children Jeremy (Sherri) of Comstock, Rhonda (Philip) Koehn of Almena, Robyn Roff of Almena, Charity Roff of Almena, Josh of Bloomer and Tillie Jo (Andy) Callow of Cumberland; grandchildren Devin, Sara, Trevor, Collin, Derrick, Terrence, Felicity, Spencer, Alexis, Samantha, Trinity, Hannah and Hunter; a sister Shirley (Robert) Mykytiuk of Almena; and many other relatives and friends.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents.
A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20, from Skinner Funeral Home, Cumberland, with Pastor Uriah Yoder presiding.
Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.