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Ronald J. Piacenti

May 10, 1947 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 72)

Obituary

Ronald J. Piacenti, 72, of Spring Valley, died October 19, 2019 in St. Margaret’s Hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be 7:00 PM Monday October 28, 2019 in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Rev. Paul Meismer officiating.  Private burial will be at a later date in Ladd Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday October 28, 2019 in the funeral home from 5 to 7:00 PM.

Ron was born in Spring Valley on May 10, 1947 to Delpho and Mae (Humpage) Piacenti.  He served with the United States National Guard from 1967 until 1972.  He was a truck driver for Tobler Trucking and Consolidated Freightways.  After retirement, he worked for the Village of Ladd.

Ron enjoyed karaoke, hunting, fishing, doing yard work, playing euchre and going to auctions.  He was a member of Green Wing Duck Club, Ladd American Legion Post #938 and Teamster Local #722.

Ron is survived by his mother, Mae Piacenti of Ladd; two daughters, Annette (Buzz) Verucchi of Dimmick and Michelle (Ken) Kolowski of Peru; seven grandchildren, Brandon, Geno, Sophia, Cecilia, Alexandra, Macy and Conner; and his dog Sadie Mae.

He was preceded in death by his father Delpho and one brother Del Piacenti in 2007.

Memorials may be directed to Wetland Initiative or Cops4Cancer.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Terry Linnig, Ryan Linnig, Merle Piacenti, Joe Piacenti, John Pini, Frank Cattani, Dave Kneebone, and Frank Magana. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 28, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd
236 W Pine
Ladd, IL 61329

Celebration of Life
Monday
October 28, 2019

7:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd
236 W Pine
Ladd, IL 61329

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