Ronald E. Padawan

October 16, 1942 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 77)

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Ronald E. Padawan, 77, of La Salle, died May 20, 2020 in Aperion Care in Princeton.

Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Monday in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle with the Very Rev. Paul Carlson officiating. Visitation will be in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle from 9:30 AM Monday until 10:45 AM.

Ronald was born on October 16, 1942 to Cornello “Bud” and Matilda “Tillie” (Miklavcic) Padawan.  He was a 50 year member of SNPS Lodge 002 and Holy Rosary Church in La Salle. He was retired from Horizon Industries.  Ronald along with his twin sister Linda, was co-chairperson for the Horizon House 2018 Tree of Hope Campaign.  He liked going out to restaurants to eat and get a vanilla shake.  He always wanted fried chicken and cake for his birthday party.  Ronald loved to look at cookbooks and watch cooking shows to help choose what to make for meals. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan and had many bears shirts and sweatshirts.

Ronald is survived by his twin sister Linda, two uncles, and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Horizon House. 

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May 25, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle
650 Fifth St.
La Salle, IL 61301

Graveside Service
May 25, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Vincent's Cemetery
St. Vincent's Ave.
LaSalle, IL 61301

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