Ronald Eisenbise, 1939-2018

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Funeral services for Ronald Glen Eisenbise of Albert Lea will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Salem Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Rev. Erica Cunningham will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Albert Lea area veterans groups.

Ronald Eisenbise

Ron died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Mayo Health System in Albert Lea. He was 78.

Ron was born March 31, 1939, in Bricelyn, the son of Leslie and Amanda (Rake) Eisenbise.

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He graduated from Albert Lea High School and attended college at Mankato State. Ron was a career military man and served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and Salem Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Ron was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and American Vets. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and especially visiting friends and family.

Ron is survived by his daughters Debra (Ron) Hanson of Westminster, Maryland, Joni (Jose) Duenes of Albert Lea and LaRae Strom (Reed Tostenson) of Bemidji; and grandchildren Alex (Rebecca) Hanson, Nick (Emily) Hanson, Scott Strom, Jade Burns (Randy Christensen), Casey Strom, Savanah Strom, Presley Duenes and Dane Duenes. Also surviving are four great-grandchildren, Natalie Hanson, Grace Hanson, Grace Christensen and Adalynn Hanson; three sisters, Sharon (Dennis) Overland of Twin Lakes, Carmen (Thomas) Erickson of Brooklyn Park and LaRita (Danny) Chavez of Las Vegas; and one brother-in-law, John Light.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Donna Light; and a brother in infancy.