March 30, 1949 - May 11, 2016


Ronald Bernard Kunstleben, age 67, Rockville, MN, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Melrose Hospital, Melrose, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Anna, MN. Fr. Gregory Mastey will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at the church in St. Anna and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Parish prayers will be at 8:00 PM Sunday at the church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Arban, MN. Funeral arrangements by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Ronald was born March 30, 1949 in Melrose, MN to Frank and Alma M. (Van Hoorik) Kunstleben. He married Darlene Maidl on May 30, 1975 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Arban, MN. Ronald was employed by Electrolux for 45 years. He also drove milk truck for 13 years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his daughter, Stacey (Jon) Gobel of Elk River, MN; two grandsons, Donovan and Cameron; brothers and sisters, Marcus “Mark” (Geraldine) Kunstleben of Avon, MN; Alphonse Kunstleben of Rockville, MN; Richard Kunstleben of Albany, MN; Lorraine (Arnold) Heinen of Albany, MN; Bernice (Gerald) Hartung of Freeport, MN; Robert Kunstleben of Holdingford, MN; Mary Jane (Nick) Zeimetz of Albany, MN; John (Lois Thielen) Kunstleben of Grey Eagle, MN; and sister-in-law, Bernice Kunstleben of Albany, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Darlene on October 7, 2009, brother, Alvin and infant sister, Elizabeth.