Ronald M. Pinter

Ronald M. Pinter, 76, formerly of Cornell, passed away March 6, 2017, at Sacred Heart Hospital. 

Ronald was raised in the Boyd area by his adoptive parents working on their farm.

He joined the United States Army, and proudly served his country in Vietnam and in Dessert Storm. He actively served for 20-plus years, and upon his honorable discharge, he joined multiple veterans organizations.

Ronald married the love of his life, Shirley Hall, March 9, 1974. They welcomed their daughter, Angela, Aug. 6, 1975. 

They made their home in Cornell, where he worked for Cornell Corporation and various other factory jobs until his retirement in 1998.

He and Shirley moved to Chippewa Falls in 2001, where they resided until her passing March 10, 2005. He also located his biological siblings in 2001, after many years of searching for them. 

He became a resident of the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Chippewa Falls in February 2016, and resided there until his passing.

Ronald was very patriotic and was extremely proud to have served his country.

He is survived by his daughter – Angie; sisters – Charlott (Norman) Olson, Darlene Otto, Edith Schlosser and Mary Kraft; brothers – Anthony Schlosser, Ben (Carol) Schlosser and George (Cheryl) Schlosser; sister-in-law – Diana Hall; his two godsons – Michael Hall and Dominique Hall; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years – Shirley; his adoptive parents; his biological mom; his stepfather; his mother and father-in-law; his sister-in-law – Sandy Westrich; brothers-in-law – Michael Hall, Mark Hall and Duane Kraft.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cornell, with Pastor Andy Schottelkorb officiating. Interment with military honors was at the Cornell Cemetery.

Visitation was Sunday, March 12, from 4-8 p.m., at Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell, and also one hour before services Monday morning, at the church.

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