Ronald Sickels

Published 10:36 am Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Ronald “Ronnie” Dean Sickels, 76, of Albert Lea, passed away on November 18, 2022 at his home.

Ronald Sickels

Born on August 26, 1946 in Albert Lea, he was a son of the late Roy and Hazel (Loge) Sickels. A veteran of the United States Army, Ron bravely served in during the Vietnam War. A member of the Albert Lea VFW Post #447 Honor Guard, Ron worked as a security guard at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood, IA. Ron found joy in fishing, cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, and joy-riding around Fountain Lake.

Left to cherish Ron’s memory are his daughter, Emily (Lee) Hanson; step-daughter, Candice Lestrud; three grandchildren, Jaylee, Emma, and Abigail; two brothers, Donald “Donnie” and Richard “Dick” Sickels; a sister, Lanna Pace; several nieces and nephews, and many friends.

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In addition to his parents, Roy and Hazel Sickels, Ron is preceded in death by two brothers, Myron “Mike” Sickels and Tommy Thompson.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be hosted by the family from 4-7:00PM on January 7, 2023 at Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill in Albert Lea.