Ronald L. Vidmar, 78


Ronald L. Vidmar, 78, of Gillespie and Golden Eagle, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Gillespie.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie assisted the family.

Mr. Vidmar was born April 5, 1943, in Litchfield, to Joseph and Leola (McKinney) Vidmar.

He was retired after having served as a computer programmer for McDonnell-Douglas. He was a member of the Litchfield Moose and Buckeye Club.

Mr. Vidmar is survived by his sister, Linda Vidmar of Gillespie; brother, Neil (Joanne) Vidmar of Durham, NC; nephews, Mike Skeldon, Steve Skeldon, Mike Vidmar and Ben Vidmar; niece, Mikaela Vidmar-Perrins; and a considered stepdaughter, Gwen Tieman.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to the Illinois Coal Museum in Gillespie or Gillespie-Benld Area Ambulance Service.

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