Ronald Emmett

Dates

May 1, 1948 - July 17, 2020

Obituary

Ronald Emmett, 72, of Mitchell, SD, died Friday, July 17, 2020 at his home under hospice care in Mitchell. A private, family graveside service will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Ronald Walton Emmett was born on May 1, 1948 to Walton and Mildred (Songer) Emmett in Jefferson, IA. He attended elementary school through 3rd grade in Iowa, and in 1957 they moved to Artesian, SD. Ron graduated high school in Artesian. He was also a member of 4-H.

After high school, Ronald spent 6 years in the Guards. He farmed and raised horses, and owned a gas station for 18 years. In 1996 Ron and his wife, Mona, moved to Mitchell where he was employed at Boyd’s Gunstocks, Rews TV and Appliance, TSC, and Toshiba. Together, Ron and Mona established R&M Rentals, LLC in 2005.

Ronald was united in marriage to Mona Zobel on November 19, 1969. Their marriage gave them two sons and two daughters. In 2019 Ron and Mona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Ron is survived by his wife, Mona of Mitchell; sons, Ronald (Jennifer) Emmett of Lincoln, NE and Jared (Pamela) Emmett of Parkston, SD; daughters, Lisa (Dustin) Kunkel of Mitchell and Michele (Matthew) Podhradsky of Mitchell; numerous grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Albert (Deb) Zobel.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Houston Kunkel.


Visitation(s)

None Scheduled

Service

None Scheduled

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD


Posted by Jen Bradshaw on July 23, 2020
RIP Ron we'll be missed.
Posted by Irene Gerlach on July 23, 2020
My deepest Sympathy to yow all.
Posted by Jan Hilton on July 21, 2020
Sorry to here of your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you all
Posted by Donna Spier on July 21, 2020
He will be missed! Wonderful man and great friend.
Posted by Tammy and Andrew manley on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss! Ron was a wonderful man with a big heart. This is so heartbreaking prayers for healing and peace . God bless
Posted by Diana Andera on July 19, 2020
Sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed visiting with Ron while working at Toshiba.
Posted by Brian and Terry Moore on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss Mona and family! You are in our thoughts and prayers
Posted by Mark and Angela Seitz on July 19, 2020
Our deepest sympathies. Heaven gained a good man. Our thoughts and prayers to the entire family.
Posted by Bryan vennard on July 19, 2020
Sorry for your lose I will miss Ron a lot Mona if you ever need anything just call
Posted by Jason meyer on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I have lots of great memories of working and spending time with Ron. He had a heart of gold, and would do anything for you, and always with a smile on his face. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family
Posted by Mary Shoemaker on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Ron was a very nice guy. Hadn’t seen him in years
Posted by Mary Shoemaker on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Ron was a very nice guy. Hadn’t seen him in years
Posted by Brenda Semmler on July 19, 2020
So sorry to hear. Ron was always so friendly and kind. Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Marion and Deanna Dean on July 19, 2020
Shocked to hear o f Ron passing away. It was always good to visit with him. Prayers and blessings for you and the family.
Posted by Pat Cassutt on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs sent your way🙏🙏
Posted by Norma Kannegieter on July 19, 2020
Rest in peace Ron will always have great memories of when we worked together at TSC . You were one of the best and will be missed
Posted by John and Susan Carlson on July 19, 2020
Rest In Peace, Ronnie. You will be missed. So many memories to be shared by Mona and the kids. Our love and condolences to all of Ronnie family.
Posted by Dennis n Donna Morgan on July 19, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to your family.
Posted by Dale and Marlene Grunewaldt on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Our sympathy and prayers for the family!
Posted by Jerolyn Dean on July 19, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Mona and all the family. Ron was a good man. Fun high school memories of him. May he Rest In Peace in the arms of the Lord. God Bless.
Posted by Karen Lambert on July 19, 2020
Rest in Peace Ron - you are missed; hugs and prayers of comfort Mona and family
Posted by Dave Bechen on July 19, 2020
Lots of memories of Ron at the gas station in Artesian and later on in life of running into him here in Mitchell, he was a great man and I am sorry for your loss.
Posted by Steve Zoss on July 19, 2020
Prayers and sympathy to you all.
Posted by Steve Zoss on July 19, 2020
Prayers and sympathy to you all.
Posted by Della Hammer on July 19, 2020
Sorry to hear this. I have many memories of serving your dad and his buddies at the American legion. He will be missed. Condolences to his family.
Posted by Della Hammer on July 19, 2020
Sorry to hear this. I have many memories of serving your dad and his buddies at the American legion. He will be missed. Condolences to his family.
Posted by Dennis & Cheryl Kunkel on July 19, 2020
So sorry to hear about your dad Lisa , our thoughts & prayers go out to all of you. My dad always enjoyed visiting with him since lived so close by !! Your dad would come down & move snow for my parents when they couldn’t do it , Dad always wanted to pay him , your Dad would always say that’s what neighbors & friends are for !! So mom would do up some baking goodies and take down !! Hugs & prayers to you all ..
Posted by Larry and Linda Hostler on July 19, 2020
We are so sorry to read this. You have our deepest sympathy! Hugs and prayers of peace. RIP.
Posted by Connie and dan muller on July 19, 2020
So very sorry to hear.Didnt know Ron was sick.Prayers and hugs to all during this sad time
Posted by Jenny Toulouse on July 19, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Posted by Kathy Peterson on July 19, 2020
May you find some peace in your cherished memories.
Hugs for you, Mona.
Posted by Brandon Vilhauer on July 19, 2020
Sorry for your loss
Posted by Jack Earl on July 19, 2020
50 years ago when I first met Ron. It was 1970, both just kids joining the Guards. He was one of the greatest guys I have ever known. So thankful I can still hear his laugh and voice in my mind. I will miss you old friend.
Posted by Barb Cudmore on July 19, 2020
I was so very sorry to see this. I will miss his visits with Diesel. He was a great man and fought hard. Hugs and prayers Mona to you and your family.
Posted by Becky James Kahnke on July 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss! Prayers to you and your family.
Posted by Jeff Miedema on July 19, 2020
Sorry to see this, I always enjoyed talking with Ron, great guy! Sending our condolences.
Posted by George & Geraldine Koester on July 19, 2020
Sorry for the loss of your dad, he was a great person.
Posted by Lorri Tucker on July 19, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.
Posted by Darin Ross on July 18, 2020
Many memories with the Emmett family, prayers and comfort for your family
Posted by Don & Sharon Bowman on July 18, 2020
Our sympathy to all of you. So sorry to read this sad news.
Posted by Lyle and Jerilyn Button on July 18, 2020
So to hear, prayers for the family
Posted by Chuck and Wendi on July 18, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to all of you🙏
Posted by Susie De La Rosa on July 18, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Posted by Brooke Veurink on July 18, 2020
So sorry for your loss! Prayers for peace and comfort!
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