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Ronald Ulrich – Metz Mortuary

    Ronald Ulrich
    Ronald E. Ulrich, age 68 of Henderson, NE died Sunday, December 29, 2019 at York, NE. He was born September 11, 1951 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada to the Reverend Wilfred and Betty (Stutzman) Ulrich. On December 31, 1972 he was married to Shirley Siebert at Henderson.  After farming for many years, Ron started trucking in the 1980’s.

    Ron was a longtime member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson and was a Hamm radio operator. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities, playing games, reading, singing, visiting with friends and neighbors and traveling to Illinois during the holidays especially Thanksgiving. 

    He is survived by his wife Shirley of Henderson, daughters; Amy (Mike) Meeks of Omaha, NE, Sara (Steve) Weston of Surbiton, England and Lisa (Ben) Retzer of Omaha. His grandchildren include; Jack Meeks, Emily Meeks, Jacob Weston, Josiah Weston, Leon Retzer, Cora Retzer. Also surviving are his brothers, David (Dale) Ulrich of Florida, Dan (Sandy) Ulrich of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada and Ross (Jill) Ulrich of Lenexa, KS. Father-in-law Marvin (Katherine) Siebert of Henderson, brothers-in-law Delmer Siebert and Darrell Siebert both of Henderson and a sisters-in-law Sharlene (Milford) Doell also of Henderson and Mary (Dennis) Osborne of York. Nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law Cora Siebert.

    Graveside service will be held at 9:45 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2020 at the Mennonite Cemetery south of Henderson with the Reverend Seth Miller officiating. To be followed by a Memorial service at 10:30 a.m., at the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson. Visitation will be from 1:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday with his family greeting friends that evening at the mortuary in Henderson from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Mennonite Central Committee Caner. 

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