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July 1, 2021

Ronald R. Nicholson

Ronald "Ron" R. Nicholson, age 75, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at home. He was born in Madison to Harry and Edna Bigler.

Ron married Mary Ann Neff on November 4, 1989, at Salem United Church of Christ in Verona. Ron worked for the Madison Metropolitan School District as a Custodian for 31 years. He was working at Chavez Elementary School when he retired. Ron enjoyed working/putzing around outside and was always fixing something. He was proud of the log cabin home he built in 1984. Ron was an avid Packers fan and enjoyed traveling to Talladega Superspeedway for the races.

Ron is survived by his wife; son, Russel Nicholson; grandchildren, Shannon, Brant, Ronald "R.J." and Chad (Jenny) Nicholson; grandchildren, Dylan and Emma, sister-in-law, Kathy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Tom Nicholson.

The family would like to thank the Dane County Sheriff's Department and their wonderful neighbors, Matt and Becky.

A Celebration of Ron's Life will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on July 25, 2021, at the Verona Legion Post 385, 207 Legion Street, Verona, WI. A lunch will be served.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services Verona Chapel

220 Enterprise Drive

(608) 845-6625


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