Ronald “Ron” N. Wachner Jr.
Birch Run, Michigan
Beloved father and grandfather passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Covenant HealthCare – Harrison, with his family at his side; at the age of 66 years.
The son of Ronald N. Sr. and the late Elizabeth A. (Cavenaugh) Wachner, Ron was born on May 8, 1955 in Saginaw, Michigan. He retired from General Motors after 35 years of loyal and dedicated service. Ron was a member of the UAW Local 598. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching NASCAR. Ron was an avid Spartan’s fan and he enjoyed watching many Michigan State football games. Above all, Ron cherished the time spent with his family.
Surviving are his four daughters: Carrie (Robin) Paugh, Tracie Wachner, Jamie Wachner, Ronda (Richard) Howey; he raised his grandson: Anthony Hakowski, grandchildren: Sarah Wachner, Jayden Cochrane, Zoey Howey, RJ Howey; beloved grand dog: Lady; three step-grandchildren; sister: Debra Lown. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family members, friends, his companion: Deborah LaLonde and his dog: Buddy. Ron was preceded in death by his brother: Randy Wachner.
Friends may gather with the family during visitation from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw. A funeral service will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway, Saginaw. Rev. Fr. John Mancini O.S.F.S will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Dementia Society of America.