In Memory of Ronald M. Sterr ’53

RONALD M. STERR ’53 of Tomahawk, Wisconsin, died Nov. 21, 2022. At Ripon, he majored in history and physical education, participated in Ver Adest and Phi Delta Theta/Alpha Phi Omega, and was commissioned through ROTC. He lettered in football, basketball and track. He served in the U.S. Army as a company commander at Fort Gordon, Georgia, then served in the Reserve Corps. He retired from the military in 1981 as a lieutenant colonel. Years at Merrill Senior High School as a history teacher, assistant football coach, head baseball coach and chairman of the social studies department. In 2010, he was inducted into the Merrill Baseball Hall of Fame. He was a member of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church and a lifelong sports enthusiast. Survivors include one son and one daughter.

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