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Roselawn Funeral Home & Roselawn Cemetery

741 Danville Road SW, Decatur, AL

OBITUARY

Ronald Theodore Redler

April 7, 1945December 25, 2019
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Ronald Theodore Redler of Decatur Alabama passed away after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, on December 25th, 2019. Visitation will be held at Roselawn Funeral Home, Jan 3rd, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church. It will be officiated by Fr. Charles Merrill who will be assisted by Deacon Lappert and Deacon Sciaroni. Ronald is survived by his loving wife, Maureen (MacDonald) Redler, cherished father of Mrs. Kimberly Claire (Redler) Cockrell (Jake) of Trinity AL, and son Mr. Finley Joseph Redler of Decatur AL. To Ronald’s great joy, he became a grandfather to Master Grayson Cockrell. He is also survived by his brother Mr. Gary Redler (Elizabeth) of Lynchburg VA, two sisters Mrs. Elaine (ne Redler) Jackson (Jerry) of Lake Havisu City, Arizona, and Mrs. Janice (ne Redler) Warren (Richard) of Omaha Nebraska. He is the proud uncle of three wonderful nieces, 5 nephews, and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents Finley Joseph Redler, and Claire (ne Chlopek) Redler from Herman Nebraska. Ronald Redler was raised in Herman Nebraska around a large, loving family. He is the second oldest of four. Ronald was honorably discharged, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant, from the United States Airforce. He spent many years as a quality assurance engineer, working in numerous locations for the nuclear energy industry. Ron and his wife Maureen moved to Decatur AL in 1992. He was a contractor at Browns Ferry. He had the profound honor of working as a quality assurance manager for plant maintenance for the next 26 years with various contractors at The Indorama Pant in Decatur AL. Above all, Ron was a man of great faith. He was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus and frequently volunteered in many activities at church. He loved to play golf and was a staunch Nebraska Fan, even when they lost. The family wishes to acknowledge and humbly offer our deepest gratitude to Indorama, The Army Materiel Command G2/6, Caleum Research Corp, The Annunciation of the Lord St. Joseph’s Men’s Group, Annunciation of the Lord church family, Dr. Weirich, Hospice of The Valley, Dr Boyle, Dr. Lobo, Dr. Howard, and all our dear friends, and family who prayed and supported our us though Ron’s illness. The pall bearers are Mr. Patrick Warren, Mr. Michael Warren, Mr. Nicholas Warren. With honorary pall bearers Mr. Anthony Jackson, Mr. Edward Jackson. In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations to be made to the Annunciation of the Lord Adoration Chapel Fund or Hospice of the Valley.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 3, 2020
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, January 4, 2020

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GENE KNABLE

January 3, 2020

RON WAS A MAN OF GREAT FAITH. I KNOW THAT HE APPRECIATED THAT I SAID THE DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET FOR HIM FREQUENTLY. HE KNEW THAT GOD'S MERCY ENDURES FOREVER, AND HE RECEIVED IT.

Daniel Wilson

December 31, 2019

Maureen, Kimberly and Finley, I am so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. He fought the good fight and he's looking on the face of our Savior now. I had the pleasure of working several years with Ron at Rust Engineering. He always spoke so lovingly of you three. Maureen, you made his life complete with the loving home and family you provided him. Prayers and love from me and Teresa.

Albert Faggard

December 30, 2019

Maureen, Kim, and Fin; may the love and memories you've shared with Ron stay in your heart forever.

JO ANN and KEN WOOD

December 29, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to Maureen, Kim and Fin. Ron's courageous fight and Maureen's deep love, support, and care were beyond measure. Your marriage was a shining beacon of faith, hope, and love.

May the love of God and the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ
bless and console you
and gently wipe every tear from your eyes:
in the name of the Father,
and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Luanne MacDonald

December 29, 2019

From the few times I met Ron he came across as a very nice man. Sorry for his families loss.

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