Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Ronald D. Conley, 86, of Valparaiso, formerly of Wanatah passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016. He was born October 21, 1929 in Metropolois, IL to Chester & Bertha (Mathis) Conley and graduated from Metropolis High School in 1947. Ron began his career with the U.S. government’s nuclear defense program, then as a plumber with Local #433 in Hobart before concluding as the Town of Wanatah’s building inspector. Ron was a proud member of the Wanatah Lions Club for many years. His active mind, engaging spirit and industrious nature will be dearly missed.
On August 10, 1947 in Metropolis, IL he married Hazel Cole who preceded him in death in 2000. Survivors include their children: Janis Conley of Kentucky, Jerry (Carol) Conley of San Pierre, Ronda Young of Knox, James (Jamie) Conley of Wanatah, Cathy (Michael) Trutko of Minnesota, beloved partner, Marilyn Kosmatka of Valparaiso, 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren & great-great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Larry & Darryl Conley.
A visitation will be held Friday from 3 – 7 pm at Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St., Wanatah.  The funeral service will begin at 10:30 am Saturday at the funeral home with burial following at Angelcrest Cemetery. Memorial donations are encouraged to the Wanatah Lions Club.

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