Ronald ‘Randy’ Perks

March 28, 2019

CAMBRIDGE -- Ronald “Randy” Raymond Perks, 72, Cambridge, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the University Hospital in Madison.

Ron was born on May 15, 1946, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Neva Craig. He graduated from Morton East High School, Cicero, Illinois. He worked as a police officer for the Zion Police Department before moving to Wisconsin. Ron owned/operated the A&W in Lake Mills where he met his future wife. Ron married Khristine Morelock on Nov. 29, 1986. He worked for many years in the health care food service industry. Ron had a love for big band music and played the clarinet and tenor saxophone on the Bozo Circus Show and at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. He was a great influence on his children and loved to make people happy with his music. He enjoyed fishing, camping and the outdoors. Ron had an intense love for his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Khris, Cambridge; children Crystal (Zachary) Ley, Cambridge, Katherine (Nathan) Sterken, Fort Atkinson, Kelley (Dason) Kurkiewicz, Lake Mills; grandchildren Kayln and Arlo Ley, Bella and Josh Sterken, Gideon and Baby K Kurkiewicz; brother Paul (Patricia) Perks, Salem; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mark Keller.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at noon at Nitardy Funeral Home, 208 N. Park St., Cambridge. Burial will follow at Lake Ripley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Nitardy Funeral Home

208 N. Park St., Cambridge