Sheboygan Sun Newspaper

Ronald L. Jakum

Ronald L. “Ron” Jakum, age 81, of Plymouth, passed away Monday (May 14, 2018) at the Waterford at Plymouth where he was a resident for the past year.

He was born on April 27, 1937 in Sheboygan, WI, a son of the late Louise and Mary (Schaefer) Jakum.

He attended High School in Sheboygan. Ron served in the United States Navy.

On January 16, 1960 he married Marjorie Kisolek.

Ron owned and operated Jakum’s Auto Body in Sheboygan for over 30 years.

He enjoyed golfing, riding motorcycles, exercising and spending time with family.

Survivors include his three children: William (Kim) Jakum of Elkhart Lake, Laura (Gerald) Sonnenburg of Cascade, Lisa (Phil) Sagal of Sheboygan; Three grandchildren; Four great-grandchildren; and One brother-in-law: Richard Colbath.

He is also survived by a nephew, other relatives and friends.

Ron is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joyce Colbath.

Following Ron’s wishes, cremation has taken place and private graveside services will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Sheboygan.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to send a special thank you to the entire staff at Sunset Terrace in Oostburg, the Waterford at Plymouth, and Sharon S. Richardson Hospice for all the care and compassion given to Ron.

Services Rendered by: Suchon Funeral Home

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