Helen A. Ronk, 90, of Racine, WI, formerly of Nokomis, IL. died January 21, 2012 at 7:15am at the Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, Racine, WI.  She was born September 2, 1921 in Racine, WI to Thomas and Josephine (Giardina) Collova.  She married Le Roy Ronk.  He preceded her in death in 1987.  She and her husband Le Roy purchased System Analyzer Corp in 1954.  In 1968 the name of the company was changed to Ronk Electrical Industries.  Helen was CFO and Chairman of the Board in Ronk Electrical Industries from 1987 to 2006 when she retired.

Survived by Step-son: Bruce (Judy) Ronk of Eau Claire, MI, Step-Daughter: Delores Prellberg of Bella Vista, AR; Special Niece and Nephews: Rosemary and Ron Klimowicz and Tom Catrine all of Racine, WI, nieces and nephews, step-grandchildren and relatives and many dear friends.  Preceded in death by parents, husband; LeRoy

Visitation wll be from 9:00am to 10:00am Saturday January 28, 2012 at the Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am Saturday January 28, 2012 at the Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL with Father Dan Willenborg, officiating.

Memorials: St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or St. Louis Catholic Church, 311 S. Elm Street, Nokomis, IL 62075-1310 and St. Louis Catholic School, 509 E. Union St. Nokomis, IL 62075.

Arrangement by Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis IL.  Sign on line guest book at




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