Lives Lived: Stuart Ronnfeldt |

Lives Lived: Stuart Ronnfeldt

Stuart Lee Ronnfeldt has died. He was 71.

A memorial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 12524 Burma Road, Grass Valley.

He was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Missouri Valley, Iowa, to Albert Ronnfeldt and Blanche Ronnfeldt. He was raised in Omaha, Neb.

In 1957, Mr. Ronnfeldt moved to Burbank, and worked as a journeyman grocer. In 1962, he moved to Grass Valley and began working at Dilleys Market in Nevada City.

He was baptized as a Jehovah’s Witness on Oct. 11, 1969. In 1972, Mr. Ronnfeldt started his own house cleaning service and had many faithful customers for many years; his customers felt like family to him.

He loved to shop at thrift stores, vacation in Hawaii and camp at Yosemite with his family; he enjoyed music, old trains and cars.

Mr. Ronnfeldt is survived by his daughter, Allie; step-children, Desiree, Harold and Zachary; sisters, Sylvia (Jack) Walkup of Omaha, Neb., Kathleen Personeni of Boise, Idaho; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Ronnfeldt and Blanche Ronnfeldt Maddox.

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