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Ronald E. Steadman, 85

Ronald E. Steadman, 85, formerly of Woodstock, passed away on Feb. 19, 2020, at his home in Twin Lakes, Wis.
He was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Woodstock to Lorrie and Hazel (Menzel) Steadman. He married Carol J. Cashmore Jones on Oct. 29, 1955, In Richmond Ill.
Ron was a veteran, serving in the United States Army. He had worked as a Realtor in both Illinois and Wisconsin for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Carol J. Steadman; children, Dale Steadman, Gary (Ruth) Steadman, Cindy (Bill) Huffman, Roger (Vickie) Steadman; grandchildren, Jacob (Jou) Steadman, Cassie (Matt) Towns, Katrina (Mike) Jenkins, Gary (Katie) Steadman, Amanda (Corey) Katsma, Joshua (Cali) Steadman, Nicci (Ronnie Richardsen) Mishler, Nina Huffman, Dana Huffman, Anna Huffman, Mary (Justin) Schmarje; as well as 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Steadman; and a sister, Marjorie Harm.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 6000 Broadway Highway, Richmond Ill.,s from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service. Interment services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the Grace Lutheran Church of Richmond, or to the Richmond Rescue Squad.
For information, contact the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney funeral home at 815-338-1710, or visit

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