Ronald C. Fogelson

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Monday, September 17, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Age:
83 years old

Visitation

Date: Thursday June 21, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Byron Funeral Home [ view map ]

Second Visitation

Date: Friday June 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Location: Byron United Methodist Church [ view map ]

Celebration Of Life

Date: Friday June 22, 2018
Time: 10:30 am

Location: Byron United Methodist Church [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Monday, September 17, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Age:
83 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Monday, September 17, 1934
Date of Death:
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Age:
83 years old

Ronald C. Fogelson

Ronald Clarence Fogelson – Fort Myers Beach, FL

A Celebration of Life for Ronald Fogelson will be held at 10:30AM, Friday, June 22, 2018 at Byron United Methodist Church with Pastor Beth Perez officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00PM – 7:00PM, Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Byron Funeral Home and from 10:00AM – 10:30AM Friday at the church.  A luncheon will follow the service.

Ronald Clarence Fogelson, 83 of Fort Myers Beach, Florida, formerly of Byron, passed away at Seasons Hospice House, in Rochester, Minnesota on Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Ron was born on September 17, 1934 to Clarence and Alice (Wunderlich) Fogelson in Richland Township, Rice County, Minnesota.  He graduated from Kenyon High School in 1952 and married Kay Miller in 1953.  The couple moved to Oregon where Ron worked as a cowboy on a fifteen-thousand-acre ranch, branding cattle and riding the range. The couple eventually raised their four sons in Kenyon, Faribault and Byron.

Ron was General Manager of the 7-Up Bottling Company in Rochester, Minnesota, before retiring in 1992.

He enjoyed playing golf, tennis and snowmobiling with family and his Faribault and Ft. Myers Beach buddies.  He loved spending time with his sons and other family members on fishing trips to Canada.  Ron enjoyed being Captain of his Bluewater, “Fogies Folly”, in Wabasha, where he and Kay spent many weekends and summers living on the boat. He especially enjoyed time with his 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Ron enjoyed volunteering at his Fort Myers Beach, Florida home, where he and his buddy Andy continuously worked to beautify the grounds. His creative work can still be seen and appreciated.

Ron was a participant in Mayo Clinic’s neurological and AFIB studies.

Ron is survived by his wife, Kay who together recently celebrated 65 years of marriage; four sons, Steve (Wendi) of Bemidji, Ron (LeAnn) of Alexandria, Randy (Tammy) and Dave (Tracie) both of Byron; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy, Mike, Scott, Melissa, Megan, Jackie, Jay, Bryce, Amanda, Ryan and 21 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold of Kenyon and two sisters, Verlaine Duncan of Rochester and Harriet Gloss of Page AZ.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Marjean Urness, and a brother, Leonard.

Memorials are suggested to Seasons Hospice.

Online condolences are welcome at www.byronfuneralhome.com.

Condolences

The family of Ronald C. Fogelson has received the following condolences.

Sorry to hear about Ron's passing. He was such a character and we enjoyed the times we spent together.

Kay and family,


 


He was such a pleasant happy person with his boyish grin and will be missed. Sending prayers and warm thoughts to all of you during this difficulty time! Hang onto the wonderful memories and celebrate him each day.


 


With sympathy, Donna

Kay, I am so sorry to hear that Ron passed away. You have my heartfelt condolences. 

Dear Kay, 


My sincere condolences to you and your family on Ron's  passing. I was very saddened when I heard the news. 


His sunny disposition, twinkle in his eyes and hearty laugh will be truly missed.


Helen & Larry


      Cutler 


 

Kay,


We were sorry to hear of your loss. May your fond memories be of comfort to you at this difficult time.


Richard and Cookie Wimmer 

You will be greatly missed by your friends at Ocean Harbor.  Thank you for so many years of faithfully gardening with Andy to beautify our grounds.  I know it was a labor of love, and greatly appreciated by all.  

We only knew Ron for a few years but what a special man he was. We will miss his smiling face at Ocean Harbor.


Ken & Teresa Christie 

Kay - we're very sorry to learn of your loss.  We always thought highly of both of you during our earlier time spent at Ocean Harbor.


Mike & Jo from Bay Village FMB.

I worked for Ron at the 7 up bottling co in Faribault Mn in the late 1960's and Ron was a very good boss and a fine man with a great personality and my condolences to his family.

To the Folgelson Family,


My sincere condolences to all of you.  I first met your dad coaching football at Byron in 1977 - the coaching staff was looking for assistance to provide some beverages for the players at the annual fall scrimmage.  Ron was eager and willing to donate beverages through 7UP for the day.  It was a volunteer effort on his part and we were very grateful for his kindness.  Randy and Dave, your parents were very supportive of the school district and the fottball program.  I enjoyed their willingness to help and their friendly conversations.


May God bless his soul and the Fogelson family.


Take care


Peter Grant


 


 

Sending our deepest sympathy,  and prayers for peace and strength during this hard time. Eugene and Nancy 

My deepest sympathies to all of you. 

It was a privilege to meet Ron and the Fogelson family.  Ron is now more comfortable and in no pain.  May God be with you all in this time of grief and sorrow.

  I WRITE THIS WITH A HEAVY HEART TODAY.  I HAVE KNOW KAY SINCE FIRST GRADE AND WE WERE AND ARE THE BEST OF FRIENDS.  WHEN SHE MET AND LATER MARRIED RONNIE, WAY BACK THEN, I APPROVED.......I LOVE THEM BOTH.  I WILL MISS THE "OLD COWBOY" VERY MUCH.  TO YOU KAY AND YOUR FAMILY I SEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY.


MARY JANE

Please accept our sympathy.  Ron was a great person with a wonderful family.  Ron had a full life and will be missed so much.  Love,  Jim and Jean Sheehan