1924 Roger 2020

Roger A. Ringhand

November 12, 1924 — August 18, 2020

Roger A. Ringhand, age 95, of Appleton, passed away on August 18, 2020 in Appleton. Roger was born on November 12, 1924 in Milwaukee to Otto and Bertha Ringhand.

 He lived in the Midwest and Florida, ultimately settling in Appleton Wisconsin. As a young man, Roger enlisted Merchant Marines. Thereafter worked at and retired from Square D in Milwaukee as a Millwright. He was a member of the Milwaukee Liedertafel, an all men’s German singing society. He was also an active member of the Jaycees, where he enjoyed supporting the community events. An avid lover of animals, his home was always a welcome home for dogs. He enjoyed camping, hunting and hanging out with the boys.

 He is survived by his daughter Barbara Schuster, and her children: Jamie Schwartz, Laureen Podweltz, Brian Schwartz, and Amy David, daughter Beverly (Rick) Henrichs, and her children Robin (special friend Jan) Seehafer and Christine (Jessie) Zuelsdorf, and son Scott (Kate) Ringhand.

 He was married to Elaine Runkel, who died in 2000. He is also survived by Elaine’s family: Kevin (Jenny) Runkel, Kim (Warren) Zingler, and Kelly (John) Parker.

 He is also survived by many step grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

 After his wife passed, he was able to find love again when he met Alice Ludwig and they enjoyed almost 19 years together.

 Roger is further survived by: his friend Alice, her daughter and son-in-law Cindy (Stan Anderson) Ludwig-Anderson, and Cindy’s children, Jason (Michelle) Sanderfoot, Heather (Amanda) Sanderfoot as well as Cindy’s 3 grandchildren.

 In addition to his wife Elaine, he was also preceded in death by his son Robb Ringhand and son-in-law, Donald Schuster.

 There will be a Celebration of Life for Roger on Monday, August 31, 2020 from 3:00 to 4:30pm at Wichmann Funeral Homes, Tri County Location, 1592 Oneida Street in Menasha. There will be a memorial service at the funeral home at 4:30pm. For more information and to express condolences, please visit www.wichmannfuneralhomes.com.

The family would like to express a thank you to the staff and nurses of Compassus Hospice for taking such good care of Roger.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Roger A. Ringhand, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Upcoming Services

Visitation

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

3:00 - 4:30pm

Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel

1592 Oneida St, Menasha, WI 54952

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel

1592 Oneida St, Menasha, WI 54952

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree