Ronald L. Cichanowski, age 63, of Winona, formerly of Wabasha, died Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. He was born September 13, 1955 in Winona, the son of James and Marian (Jacob) Cichanowski. He attended Wabasha-Kellogg High School and then one year at Southeast Vo-Tech in Winona. Early in his working career he was an over the road truck driver. He then worked at the Altura Turkey Plant, and Boelter Industries and Walmart, both in Winona. He currently was employed at Benchmark Electronics in Winona.
Ron is survived by son, Jeremiah (Andrea) Freye, Bemidji, MN; two grandchildren, Amelia and Briella; siblings, Michael (Evelyn) Cichanowski, Orlando, FL, Patricia (John) Mehren, Wabasha, MN, Joan Cichanowski, Orlando, FL, Karen J. Ireland, Roseville, MN, Carol Cichanowski, Maplewood, MN, Paul Cichanowski, Now Then, MN; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Marian, and one brother, James.
A private service will be held at a later date.