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Ronald H.

Ronald “Ron” H. Horton, 70 years, of Oak Creek, WI, born to Eternal Life, peacefully passed away at his home with his family, on September 23, 2022.

He was born in Milwaukee, WI on April 14, 1952, the son of Henrietta and the late Walter Horton.

Loving and beloved husband of Christine (nee Kuhagen), nearing 48 years of marriage and raising four children together. Further survived by their three children, Ronald “RJ” (Melissa) Horton of Mesa, AZ, Nancy (Eric)
Haban of Manitowoc, WI. and Marcus (Stephannie) Horton of Mesa, AZ., and proud grandpa of Frank, Emma and Lorraine. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother Henrietta Horton, two sisters Joanne (the late Gerald)
Joers and Margaret (Jeffrey) Krawczyk, brother-in-law Thomas Kuhagen, sister-in-law Sandy (the late Michael) Kuhagen and many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father Walter Horton and his daughter Stefanie Horton, father-in-law John Kuhagen and mother-in-law Grace Kuhagen.

A visitation will be held Friday from 9-11AM at St. Stephen Church, 1441 W. Oakwood Rd.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM.

Ron was a dedicated husband, dad and grandpa who made sure everyone in his family had what they needed. He enjoyed sharing great stories, preparing appetizing meals for his friends and family and telling dad jokes.

Following graduation from Boys Tech in 1970, Ron founded Ron’s Automotive and Oklahoma Auto Sales. After 31 years of business, he transitioned to Real Estate Investing before fully retiring.

Ron was an active member of St. Joseph’s Church (Cudahy) and St. Stephen’s Church (Oak Creek). Ron cherished the friendships he made in doing activities he loved such as; riding his motorcycle and driving his Mustang, shooting sports, flying and racing remote control planes and cars, bowling and enjoying a good cup of coffee, especially with his special friend Melissa (Java Dreams Coffee Shop).

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Stephens Bell Tower are appreciated.


  1. Marie Hudson September 27, 2022 at 10:35 am - Reply

    Maggie and family. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.
    Your Fisher House Friend
    Marie & Don Hudson

  2. Shawn Huegel (Hoptel and Fisher House) September 27, 2022 at 1:27 pm - Reply

    Thinking of you Maggie in these difficult times, sending love, peace and comfort to you and your family.

  3. Mareta Prill September 27, 2022 at 7:01 pm - Reply

    Thinking of you Maggie and sending comforting thoughts to your entire family.
    Mareta Orill – Fisher House Vol

  4. Barbara and Byron Burk September 27, 2022 at 9:30 pm - Reply

    Sending our continued love snd prayers.

  5. Connie September 29, 2022 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    One of the most memorable families I’ve met. I will never forget

  6. Gail & Leonard Cruz September 29, 2022 at 2:05 pm - Reply

    Although he will be absent physically, his love for all of you, especially Chris, will live on forever.
    Thinking of you, sending warm thoughts and prayers that the good Lord guide you through this
    difficult time.

  7. Diane Dornbach September 30, 2022 at 11:41 am - Reply

    Praying for you,- comfort, peace, and love
    In Jesus .

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