Ronald H. Maurice, Sr. age 85 of Greenville, passed away at his home on Wednesday morning, March 22, 2023, following a five-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Ron was born in Fond du Lac on September 2, 1937, son of the late Hubert and Irene (Wilhelms) Maurice.
Ron served in the United States Army in Germany from June of 1958 to December of 1960. He also worked for AT&T for 34 years. Ron had a kind heart and was always looking out for others through his actions, whether it be for family, friends or the community at large. While working for AT&T, one of his special projects that he volunteered to do; is repair special “talking books” for the blind. Ron was the Volunteer Fire Captain in the town of Fond du Lac until he was transferred to Appleton in 1988. You could also find Ron working at the Bargain Garden Thrift Shop in Appleton as well as serving as the vice president of the Apple Valley Food Pantry. He was always paying things forward for all that knew him and for those that didn't know him.
Ron's passions included: landscaping his home, gardening and putting up his produce. His main focus was on woodworking. You can ask the grandchildren, family and friends that have numerous items proudly made by him in their homes today. He was always looking for projects to keep is woodworking passion alive.
Survivors include his three children: Ronald Maurice, Jr., Steven (Maria) Maurice, and Michael (Estilita) Maurice; 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his wife 22 years earlier, Joan Nancy (Voss).
The family of Ron Maurice Sr. would like to convey a special thanks to Compassus/hospice, especially to Creation and D.J. for all their compassion they showed to my father at the end of his life. You have a special place in my heart for the type of care given to dad. Thank you does not seem like not enough....thank you.
DAD.... you will be missed!!!
The Christian Funeral Service for Ron will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at the Wichmann Funeral Home, located at 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton, with Rev. Ronald Ash of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ellington officiating. Interment will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Greenville.