Ronald Charles Michael Koley, Jr.


Ronald Charles Michael Koley, Jr., age 66 of Highland, IL, died Monday, November 29, 2021, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O Fallon, IL.

He was born on Sunday, May 01, 1955, in Aurora, IL, the son of Ronald and Charlotte (nee Discel) Koley, Sr.

On Sunday, April 02, 2000, he married Paula Jean Koley nee Schneider at Phoenix, AZ, who passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014.

He was a member of the Steel Workers Local 25.

Mr. Koley was born and grew up in Aurora, IL. From 1988-2000, he lived in Phoenix, Arizona where he worked for Storage Equipment Systems, traveling all over the U.S. with installations. He moved to Pierron, IL in 2000 and worked for Arrow Industries since 2004. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, following Nascar Racing, watching sports, and White Sox Baseball.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Jennifer Lynn Kedzierski, Sheridan, IL
Son – Edward Lawrence Koley, Sandwich, IL
Daughter – Aja Marie Mauer, Mendota, IL
Son – Frederich James Koley, Ottawa, IL
Step Son – Dustin M. (Laura) Barry, Highland, IL
Step Son – Eric J. (Bethany) Barry, Highland, IL
Step Daughter – Danielle M. Barry, Highland, IL
Grandchildren – 14
Step Grandchildren – 2
Brother – Patrick Joseph Koley, Tucson, AZ
Brother – Scott Alan Koley, Peru, IL
Brother – Frederick James “Rick” Koley, Rifle, CO
Sister – Leerae Anne Sowers, Marseilles, IL
Sister – Dawn Marie Seaney
Brother – Josh Seaney
First Wife – Linda Viers (Married 1975-Divorced 1984).

He was preceded in death by:
Father – Ronald Charles Michael Koley, Sr. – Died 1999
Mother – Charlotte Ann Koley, nee Discel
Wife – Paula Jean Koley, nee Schneider (Died 1/26/2014)
Sister – Lori Anne Vallejo – Died 2012
Sister – Nicki Lynn Gockwood
Brother – Douglas C. Seaney.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Friday, December 03, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Memorial Service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 03, 2021, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Rev. Father Paul J. Bonk, Pastor, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Pierron, IL, officiating.

Private Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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