Obituary of Ronald Eugene Jelinek, Sr.
Ronald Eugene “Ron” Jelinek, Sr., 84, of Winamac, IN passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022 at his home. He was born on September 4, 1937 in Gary, IN to the late James and Helen [Holtzman] Jelinek, Jr. Ron served in the US Airforce and worked many years as a union laborer in the steel mills. He was an avid fisherman and strong supporter of President Donald J. Trump. Ron will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Mary Ann [Grant] Jelinek, Spouse
Brenda (Vince) Akinczyk, Daughter
Ronald Eugene Jelinek, Jr., Son
Bruce Allen (Margaret) Jelinek, Son
James Albert (Leann) Jelinek, Son
Roni Marie (Jeff) Marquart, Daughter
Many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
James and Helen [Holtzman] Jelinek, Jr., Parents
Donald Jelinek, Brother
Burial will take place at 2 PM EST on Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Winamac Cemetery in Winamac, IN. The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Panhandle Pathway (to connect the State Park to the Town of Winamac).
Online Tributes may be made at www.frainmortuary.com.
Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ronald Jelinek, Sr., please visit Tribute Store
In Loving Memory
Ronald Jelinek, Sr.
1937 - 2022
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