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Ronald M Schlosser

Ronald M Schlosser

Ronald M. Schlosser, age 83 of Durand, died Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse.

Ron was born on May 26, 1940 in Durand. He was the son of Shirley and Helen (Weisenbeck) Schlosser. Ron grew up in rural Durand and graduated from Durand High School in 1957. He then joined the National Guard where he served until being honorably discharged. Ron married Judy Doverspike, together they had four children and later divorced. He started RM Schlosser Construction, a company he owned and ran until his retirement. Ron also built the Lake Pepin Campground and Motel in Pepin which he continued to own and operate.

When Ron wasn’t working, he liked going on motorcycle rides, playing cards and spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed spending winters in Arizona.

Ron is survived by his children Melissa A. Schoeder of Durand, Terry J. (Gina) of Durand, Teresa L. (Brian Zastrow) of Arcadia and Kris L. of Durand, nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren, brothers Gabriel (Mary Ellen), Galen (Kit) and Matt (Debbie), nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leander Schlosser.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 4:00PM-7:00PM Monday, August 28, 2023 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand.

Memorials are preferred in Ron’s name to the Durand American Legion Post #181 of Durand.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Susan Zuberbuehler

    So sorry for your loss.

  2. Mary A Kauffman

    Mel and family, was so sorry to hear of your father's death. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    With sincere sympathy, Mary Kauffman

  3. Dennis sievwright

    Donna and Dennis wish all the schlosser family our deepest sympathy

  4. Crystal Dow

    I'm shocked.to hear the news....RIP RONNIE....Oh Terry and Gina....I'm so sorry to hear....Crystal

  5. Fred & Anne Sinz

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers and love to all.

  6. Micki (Fedie) Schlosser

    My condolences to Ron's family and friends. I'll always remember Ron's fiery personality and am thankful for his lifelong friendship with my dad, Dan.

  7. Georgann Hageness

    My sympathies to the Schlosser family

  8. Jim and Joan Kozlowski

    Terry and Gina ~~
    Sending our love and hugs and letting you know we're thinking of you and family at this difficult time.
    ~~Jim and Joan.

  9. Dawn Frahm

    Abby, Dylan, and Haley: Sorry for the loss of your Grandpa Ronnie. He will forever be in your memories and your heart. Sending hugs to you. bola

    Aunt Dawn & Uncle Danny ❤️ ????

  10. Mary Schlosser

    My sincere condolences to all of you.

  11. Joe and Jan Drier

    Our Sympathy to the family!

  12. Sue ward

    Sorry for your loss

  13. Sue Biesterveld

    So sorry for your loss. May all your memories keep him alive in your heart ❤

  14. Julie Stevens

    We are very grateful for all the work it’s taken to create this campground and camping community. Thank you to Ron’s vision!
    Our deepest sympathies to your family during this difficult time. We keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  15. Frahm Dawn

    My sympathy to Teresa, Brian, Terry, Dalton, Taylor and the rest of the family. Sending hugs your way. Ron will always be a part of your memories and in your heart. Let us know if there is anything we can do for you. God bless.

    Danny and Dawn Frahm

  16. Jeannie Place

    Condolences to the family. So sorry to hear of his passing.

  17. Sharon Giffin

    So sorry Terry . You have my sympathy.

  18. Brenda Smith

    So sorry for your loss, Ron was a great person, he's now in a better place. Habx

  19. Nick and Sue Sperger

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  20. Rick & Estella Bauer

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the Schlosser Family.

  21. Pat Rosenberg

    My sympathy and prayers to the Schlosser family. I am sure Ron is still playing cards in heaven!????????jut

  22. Rod Spindler

    My sincere condolences out to the Schlosser family. RIP Ronnie!

  23. Roger and Mary Poeschel

    Condolences to the Schlosser family, I enjoyed many conversations with Ron.

  24. John and Judy Parr

    hugs to all at this hard time blessings to all

  25. Jim & Annie Bauer

    Our sincere condolences to Ronnie’s family. It was a pleasure to know Ron from being a seasonal renter at the beautiful campground that he built and was so proud of. He will be missed by so many of the camper community. His children will forever be a part of our family. Rest in peace Ronnie. ????????

  26. Cheryl Alme Bysong

    My sincere condolences to the Schlosser family. I’m sending prayers of comfort.

  27. Ralph Raethke

    Ron was our neighbor. I’ll always remember him as a great man.

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