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1955 Ronald 2020

Ronald "Ron" Lillestol

April 12, 1955 — July 7, 2020

Ronald Wayne Lillestol, of Wahpeton, ND, died Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at his home, he was 65.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, followed by his memorial service at 2:00 PM at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.  Burial will be held at Homestead Cemetery, rural Wyndmere, ND.

Ronald Lillestol was born April 12, 1955 to Duane and Arlene (Friskop) Lillestol.  He attended DeLamere School from 1-6th grade, then Wyndmere Public Schools, graduating in 1973.  He was active in band and FFA, twice attending National Conventions.

Ron attended Brown Institute Radio School in Minneapolis from 1973-1974.  After completion he worked at radio stations in Oakes, ND and Laramie, WY.  He later moved to Wahpeton and worked at Imation and Minn-Dak.  He was an avid Twins and Vikings fan, and also enjoyed bowling and All Star Wresting when he was younger.

Ron is survived by his father Duane, Wyndmere; sisters, Laura Groen, Golden CO, Lynne Lundberg (Les Nogosek) Jamestown and Jeanne Kay Foster, Omaha NE; brother-in-law Brian Vigen, Wahpeton; nieces, Mallory Olson, Jennifer Vigen, Gina Vigen, Allison Foster; nephew, Andy Foster; and great-nephew, Grantley Vigen Kruger.

He was preceded in death by his mother Arlene, sister, Carole Vigen, brother-in-law, Lynn Groen, and his grandparents George & Gena Friskop and Jacob & Gina Lillestol.

Blessed be his memory.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, July 18, 2020

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service

224 6th St N, Wahpeton, ND 58075

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service

224 6th St N, Wahpeton, ND 58075

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