Ronald D. Wagle
Ronald Dean Wagle, 70, passed this life Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at his home near Bismarck, Ill., following an extended illness.
Ron was born in Danville, Ill., on March 14, 1949, the son of Kenneth and Delores (Bailey) Wagle. Ron grew up in east Danville, and graduated Catlin High School.
He married Ann (Starr) Light on April 26, 1986.
Ron was a custom home builder in the Danville area for many years, and more recently worked as a carpenter and woodworker, building custom cabinets and furniture from his shop in Zionsville, Ind. Ron was passionate and knowledgeable about his work and established many friendships with his clients throughout the years.
Survivors include his wife, Ann, of 33 years. Also surviving are his daughter, Laura (Kyle) Kietzmann; his son, Michael Wagle; and stepchildren, Joel (Tara) Light and Kristin (Cole) Zemke, as well as seven grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brother John Wagle; and an infant sister.
The family would like to thank Marge Abrajano, RN, of Carle Hospice, the staff of the Heart and Vascular Institute at Carle, many staff at Indiana University Hospital and Tim and Valerie Leek.
Ron was an active member of St. James United Methodist Church in Danville, where he designed and built several cabinets and pieces of furniture.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you help to honor Ron's life with contributions to the building fund at St. James UMC.
A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 7, at St. James United Methodist Church, with Rev. Randall L. Robinson and Pastor Greg Boylan officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, December 6, at St. James UMC.
Published on December 4, 2019


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Rocky and sherry caudill
Dec 07, 2019
We are so sad to learn of Rons passing. We worked together for many years and he was always a pleasure to work with. We supplied custom countertops for many of his projects. He was a very talented cabinet builder and designer and did some incredible kitchens. He will be truly missed.
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Dec 05, 2019
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Lori and Kyle Kietzmann
Dec 05, 2019
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Debby Vinyard Connett
Dec 05, 2019
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Debby Vinyard Connett
Dec 05, 2019
Ron you were a good client and friend when I was an agent for an insurance company in Danville in the 80s
You had a hearty laugh and smile and dry sense of humor that I enjoyed
I have special memories of my few years in Danville sharing close friendship with you and Ann
I was blessed to be in your wedding and also to take a zany trip to the Bahamas with Dave you and Ann
We laughed at ourselves constantly and for years afterward exclaimed “hey mon which way to the beach”? Say hello to David for me my friend

You were an expert builder on earth and now you will learn to build exquisite things from the Chief carpenter the master of all Jesus

See you soon friend
Mark and Karen Waninger
Dec 04, 2019
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