In Memory of Ronald C. Effler........ Co. C Headquarters


A "Currahee Brother" who passed in Jan 28th of 2015. We invite Currahee Brothers which were friends of his and knew him well to make some comments.

"Thank you brother for a job well done".  Until we meet again my friend ..... "Currahee"......"Stands Alone"


Ronald C. Effler,  68 Years Old______ ______________ ______________ Born: Nov. 8th, 1946 _________________________________________ Died: Jan 28th, 2015

In Memory of Ronald C. Effler
November 8, 1946 - January 28, 2015


Ronald C. Effler, 68 of Creve Coeur, passed away at his home January 28, 2015. He was born in Maryville, TN to Clark and Lily (Everett) Effler. Ron was raised in Townsend, TN at the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains. He married the love of his life, Brenda Perdue, on October 9, 1971.

Ron is Survived by his; wife, Brenda; children, Jennifer (Roger) Tucker, Nick (Jen) Effler and Jason Effler; grandchildren Madilyn, Maddox and Tyler, 5 sisters and 1 brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son Ronald Carson Effler Jr., 2 Brothers and a Sister.

Ron was a Vietnam War Veteran that served with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. He worked at Caterpillar, Inc for 31 years, retiring in 1997.

He loved to fish and watch wildlife in his backyard. Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 pm Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. A funeral ceremony will follow the visitation beginning at 6:00 pm. The Rev. Robert Debolt will present the celebration of Ron's life. Military funeral honors will be presented by the US Army. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.



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