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Ronald Cavalier

Ronald Cavalier

Ronald Eugene Cavalier, 77, of Sparta, IL; born on September 23, 1941 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Sparta Community Hospital.

Mr. Cavalier served as the City Clerk of Sparta for 28 years. He was a United States Army veteran attaining the rank of Sergeant and served in the White House under President Johnson. Ron was a member of the Sparta American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Frank and Geneva, nee Dewitt, Cavalier. Also preceded in death by one brother – Robert.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years – Gladys, nee Walker, Cavalier whom he married on January 12, 1968 in Red Bud, IL. His children – Wayne (Wendy Weishaar – Fiance) Cavalier of Shelbyville, IL; Mary (Keith) Roesch of Belleville, IL; Brian (Tiffany) Cavalier of Sparta, IL. His grandchildren – Natasha Roesch; Jacob Cavalier; Emmett Cavalier; Harlan Cavalier. Two brothers – Richard; Frank. Four sisters – Mary; Caroline; Janie; Catherine.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil, Schuessler and Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil, Schuessler and Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11:00am.

Interment: Burial will be held in Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil, Schuessler and Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Larry McGuire says:

    May your fond memories and stories you will share comfort Gladys and her family in this time of sorrow. My sincerest condolences.

  2. Ron Borkowski says:

    RIP Ron

    Ron Borkowski
    Former Sparta Police Officer

  3. Stacey Gibson says:

    Condolences from Stacey Caldwell Gibson!

  4. Lynn Schmierbach says:

    We share your loss with our love.
    From the family of Loren and Lynn Schmierbach

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