Ronald "Mouse" Dale Grotjahn, 60, of Winona, was pronounced dead, February 9th, 2017 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI after a massive pulmonary embolism. He was born on February 22, 1956 in Winona to LaVerne and Joan (Ziemer) Grotjahn. He married Vicki Kleeberger (Wilkins) on Sept. 19, 1981 in Rochester. He drove semi for over 44 years for numerous companies, but was now leased to Stan Ferguson of Winona. Ron loved working on old cars, camping in his motor homes, fishing, going to swap meets, and riding his Harleys. Ron is survived by his wife, Vicki; son, Nicholas Grotjahn of Winona; daughter, Heidi (Todd) Doe of Hopkins; granddaughters, Leah and Laney Doe; grandson, Irish Grotjahn; mother, Joan; sisters, Kay (Bill) Trainor of Red Wing, Shirley (John) Neumann of Waumandee, WI; brothers, Randy (Tammy) Grotjahn of Winona and Richard (Angela) Grotjahn of Winona; nephews, Derek, Karl, Jeremiah, Heith, Cole, and Justin; Nieces, Erin, Emily, Shannon, Ashley, Bridgett, Jenny, Cheryl, Katrina, Alivia, and Olivia; aunts, uncles, cousins, and so many friends. He is preceded in death by his father, LaVerne; paternal and maternal grandparents; precious grandson, Lucas Indiana Doe, infant sister, Betty Ann,
brother-in-laws, Bill Trainor and Dr. Don Purnell; uncles and cousins; and his mother and father-in-law, Roy and Ione Wilkins. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, led by Funeral Celebrant, Jodi Heim. A visitation will be held from 3 p.m., until the time of service. Please share a memory of Ron and view his video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family.
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I still can't believe you are not here with us anymore. I miss you so much every minute of everyday. I lost my best friend and husband and I will love you forever. I will be with you again my honey bun.. Vicki
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT MEMORIES. FOUNTAIN CITY RACES, TRACTOR PULL, CLIFORNIA VISITS, THE COWBOY CADILLAC, CAMPING AT THE PARK ON MISSISSIPPI, ETC. LOVE AND MISS YOU MY "RON GUY". GOD BLESS GIVE BARB A BIG HUG FOR ME. YOUR BESTEST FRIEND "SHEP"
Ron....you were always one to say hello, share a laugh & brighten my day....thank you for your friendship...we will take care of Vicki, as you watch over her...love you
Vicki and family, we will ALWAYS cherish all the fun,laughs and good times that we shared with you and Ron.. He definitely knew how to turn that frown upside down, always came up with something to say to get a chuckle out of you. We will miss you my friend.We had a lot of great memories: our trip to Florida, camping, swap meets, and many more.......Rest in peace Ron. We love ya bud! Cathy, Dan, Sandra, Dan Michael and Jake Jonsgaard
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