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Tuesday December 5th, 2017
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Ronald Dean Drescher

Funeral services for Ronald Dean Drescher, age 68, of rural Conger, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Maple Street S., Conger.  Rev. Daphne Hamborg will officiate. Interment will be at Conger Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Ron died peacefully at home on December 1, 2017, after a long courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his family.

Ronald Dean Drescher was born April 20, 1949 in Albert Lea, the son of August and Hazel (Hanson) Drescher.  He lived on the family farm his whole life. He was baptized at St. Paul Lutheran Church and remained a life-long member.  Ron graduated from Alden-Conger High School in 1967.  On May 24, 1977, he was united in marriage to Connie Jean Oster at the Little Brown Church.  Ron loved the farm life, especially livestock, and attending county fairs.  He loved spending time with his family, grandchildren, and friends.

He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 40 years, Connie; sons, Tony (Carreen) Houfek, Steve (Laura) Houfek, Matthew Drescher, Adam (Shanna) Drescher; grandchildren, Nathan, Bradley, Andrew Houfek; Alliana, Megan, Emma Houfek; Brooklyn and Aubrey Drescher; great grandchildren, Mason, Griffin, Allison Houfek; sisters, Dolly Gillen, Judy (John) Schwab; many nieces, nephews, relatives and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Hazel.

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Steve--sorry to hear of your family's loss during this holiday season. Our prayers are with you all.

Ruthann Gaard Dec 18 2017 12:00 AM

Connie and family. Our deepest sympathy to you. Ron was always seen with a big smile to help brighten your day, always ready to answer his own question but most of all was a loving, caring person. God Bless and Peace to you all.

Arnie & Pat Mulso Dec 4 2017 12:00 AM

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Steve, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. - Your colleagues at Cremation Society of Minnesota

Expression of Sympathy Dec 4 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Drescher

Cheryl Sailor-Hatle Dec 3 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to you Connie and your family.

Cheryl Sailor-Hatle Dec 3 2017 12:00 AM

My sympathy to all of you. It was always fun to run into Ron as he always had a smile.

Mary Stoneback Dec 2 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on December 1, 2017

Today & always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort & strength. Sending hugs & warm thoughts during this difficult time. -Alyssa Bangert & John Krause

Expression of Sympathy Dec 1 2017 12:00 AM