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Ronald Sickels

August 26, 1946 — November 18, 2022

Albert Lea


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

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.

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. Ronald will be laid to rest in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 7, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill

1002 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007

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