Mr. Ronald Harry Wilke, age 81, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019. He was born in Muskegon, MI on April 8, 1938 to Harry & Evelyn (Johnson) Wilke and served his country in the US Air Force. He married the former Sheila McKinnon in 2008 and she preceded him in death on March 25, 2013. Mr. Wilke had been the co-owner of Active Engineering, Inc. and Triple R Mini Warehouse. Ronald was a member of the American Legion & the Fruitport Eagles. He liked race cars, NASCAR and hunting for gold in Arizona. The family would like to thank the staff at Harbor Hospice and Sanctuary at the Oaks for their wonderful care, compassion and support.
Son, Donald (Nora) Wilke; daughters, Dee Langlois of Twin Lake, Debra (Gary) Faucher of Rothbury, Julie (Scott) Benkert of Spring Lake; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; sister, Delores (Richard) Holmberg of Fremont; brother, Roger (Betty) Wilke of Twin Lake; former spouse, Janice Wilke; several nieces & nephews; business partner of over 40 years, Tom (Julie) George; special friend, Fancisco Alvarez. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Huizenga in 2010.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 1:00 PM with visitation one hour prior to the service at Clock Chapel - Muskegon with Rev. Carlos Ramos officiating. Internment in East Dalton Oakhill Cemetery.
MEMORIAL: Harbor Hospice.
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