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Ronald Gildner

Nov 29, 1945 - Feb 20, 2023



He’s alive and Well!!!Royal Ronald!! To be absent from the body (as a Christian) is to be present with the Lord. And if the Lord so chooses to resurrect Royal Ronald (as he did Lazarus) to be back on this earth to do more God given assignments – SO BE IT! Otherwise, I know my beloved husband is free at last of pain, sorrow and the suffering which he endured. (Healed in Heaven).
I know he has great rewards for the love he showed me (his wife), by providing for me,, praying for me, and protecting me. He is the best friend on this earth (other than Jesus). SO STRONG!!!
Ronald means (wise ruler) I believe he is one who will rule over cities in the millennial kingdom (The 1000 year reign of Christ on this earth) Because he has been faithful over few GOD will make him ruler over many. Ron loves the Jewish people and the Holy Land. In the 70’s he went to Israel and got baptized in the Jordan River. Alleluia! He has been a warrior in God’s Army. He taught and studied eschatology (end time scriptures). He has been a student of God’s Word and studied to show himself approved rightly dividing God’s word. A teacher of good things. He taught and studied apologetics making sure every belief system lined up with God’s Word.
Royal Ronald has truly sharpened his brothers and sisters in the Lord, family members and pointed others to the saving knowledge of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He has loved history. He said “we should learn from history so we do not repeat the same mistakes others have made”. He loved studying and teaching creation science (true science). How the Lord created the heavens and earth versus evolution.
He has loved his family and greatly honored his parents (loving his mother dearly). Ronald’s father built their home (a carpenter). Ronald called it the “Old Homestead”.
He loved the great outdoors and animals having (4) horses and (17) dogs throughout his life. He knew every birds name and song. Ronald has loved hunting and fishing throughout his life.
Most importantly, no greater love has any man than he lay down his life down daily for me (his wife) my son and family. He loved me as Christ loves the church and gave himself for me. He loved and has had empathy and compassion for me and others. He loved pureness of heart. He has been faithful to Christ, me, family and the body of Christ and his community. Even at 77 years old with much pain in his hip and body, he continued to go to work diligently several times a week. He sat at the gates of the city, at Meiers in Sheboygan. Joyfully greeting all who came in. Still providing for me (his wife). Royal wise ruler Ronald endured to the end as the Lord took him and caught him up in a moment of time at his job. (He just collapsed) as though he was raptured at approximately 3:00 p.m. February 20, 2023. He has made it to the top of the mountain of the Lord and is cheering us on to run well and to keep our swords sharpened! (The word of God in our hearts) until we believers in Christ see him again. Love you my beloved husband Royal Ronald!
He is survived by Sally Gildner (his wife), his stepson Jonathan Knickrehm, his mother-in-law Delores Dolan, sister-in-law Barb Eichmann and husband Bob, two nephews Bill and James Eichmann and many other family members.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents Ervin and Berneta (Kauger) Gildner.

Family and friends may gather at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street Sheboygan from 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Friday March 10, 2023. A celebration of Ron’s life will take place at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


Date: Friday Mar 10, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Celebration of Life

Date: Friday Mar 10, 2023
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

John Duerwaechter

Sally, So sorry for the loss of your beloved husband Ron. We had many discussions on the Lord. I'll miss seeing him @ Meijers. He fought the good fight, finished the race, & now will obtain the prize. I'll surely miss him here on earth & will see him again in heaven w/ Jesus our Saviour! May Jesus put his loving arms around you during your time of loss. So sorry. John & Deb Duerwaechter

Robin Mieno

Dear Prophetess and friend, I am so heartily sorry you had to go through this. I knew when you called me how devastated you were and heart so broken. We prayed together, talked and ended in prayer... God showed me that you are needed during the time of Revival. You will be traveling to join other revivals... You would not had been able to do these things had Ronald not been called home. This was either yesterday or the day before... I know after today when everyone goes home, you will need prayer and guidance. God is your husband literally. He will lead you and guide you. Keep your eyes on the prize. Love you Sister Salley... I am here for you... God Bless You My Friend... God is With You 😇💚🌺

Robert Hueppchen

Ron will be missed for a short time until we meet again. He was a dear friend of our family and we will always remember Ron as genuine and caring.