We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Valley Funeral Home Appleton
Ronald Edward Cummings, age 63 of Appleton passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 11, 2022. Ronald was born on September 30, 1958 in Appleton, Wisconsin to Roger and Joyce (Frakes) Cummings. He worked as a machine operator for Graphic Packaging. He served in the US army in the late 70s.
Ronald enjoyed gambling, rock n’ roll music and beer. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughter Mirrissa (Wyatt) Laxdal, his parents Roger and Joyce Cummings, grandchildren Braelyn and Brynlee Laxdal. Sisters Barb (Mark) Gaab, Deb Cummings, Sue (Jim Potthoff) Cummings and her son Andy Cummings. Along with other family and friends, and his beloved dog Layla. In addition he is also survived by his extended family. Vicky Ernst-Moon friend and mother of his daughter. Her sons Travis Moon and Jeremy (Jordania) Moon and Vicky’s grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Ed and Regina Cummings. Maternal grandparents Joe and Hazel McGlin, and Ed and Vivian Frakes.
Son, we are grateful that God gave you to us. We just wish he hadn’t called you home so soon. We were never prepared to live our lives without you. We love you and will miss you. You will always be in our hearts. –Mom and Dad
Brother, you always put up a hard front with your jokes and teasing but we knew you were a softie on the inside. We love you and will miss you. –Barb, Deb and Sue
Dad, you were always there for me anytime I needed you. I couldn’t have asked for a better dad or grandpa for Braelyn and Brynlee. You were definitely the pick of the litter. I love you Dad and will miss you forever. –Love Mirrissa
The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses, hospice staff and family friend, Liz, for all their care and compassion during this difficult time.
Per Ron's wishes private services will be held.