Ronald L. Mikesell
January 16, 1940 – December 9, 2017
Mishawaka-Ronald L. Mikesell, 77, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 in his residence.
Ron was born on January 16, 1940 in Mishawaka as the son of William and Dorothy (Hawthorne) Mikesell. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patricia Wise and a brother, Donald Mikesell.
On June 1, 1963 in El Monte, CA he married Adrienne M. Cross, she preceded him in death on July 15, 1996. On December 12, 1999, Ron married Beverley Moser she survives along with children, Cynthia (Craig) Weyers of Granger, Ashley Kalka and Courtney Kalka both of Mishawaka and Stephen Mikesell of La Grange, IN; five grandchildren, Seth Mikesell, Nathan Kalka, Jarod Mikesell, Adrienne Weyers and Aleigh Kalka.
Ron retired in 1986 after 20 years of service as a Mishawaka Police Officer. After retirement Ron was the General Manager of the Mishawaka Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge # 91 in Mishawaka for 15 years, retiring in 2008. Ron proudly served his country as a United States Marine. A lifelong resident of Mishawaka.
Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, December 12th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. in Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior, at St. Pius X Catholic Church with Monsignor William Schooler officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery Mishawaka, with Military Honors conducted by VFW Post 360 / American Legion 161 Mishawaka burial team.
The Family requests memorial contributions to be made to Heartland Hospice, 230 W. Catalpa Suite D, Mishawaka, IN 46545.