Ronald Albert Denu, 81, Jasper

ron-denuRonald Albert Denu, 81, of Jasper, died Tuesday (November 1) at his home. He was born in Jasper April 2, 1935, to Gilbert F. and Josepha (Goeppner) Denu. He married Norma J. Kluemper October 14, 1961. She died October 21, 2000.

Ron retired from Ruxer Ford in Jasper where he worked as a mechanic for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper and Jasper Outdoor Recreation. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by one daughter, Debra Goeppner and husband Ronnie, Jasper; one son, Mark Denu, Jasper; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Judith Foster, Washington; and caregiver and granddaughter Denise Brinksneader and husband Ryan, Jasper.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Denu.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

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