Rossville—David L. Ronnebaum, 59, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his rural Rossville home.
He was born February 26, 1960 in Axtell, the son of Donald A. and Rose Marie Martin Ronnebaum. David grew up in the St. Marys and Delia communities and graduated from Rossville High School in 1979.
David worked for Custom Wood Products in St. Marys where he began his 35 year career on April 7, 1983. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville, and Knights of Columbus Council NO. 657 in St. Marys. He coached his children in baseball, basketball and softball and loved to give his advice to them on their golf game. He enjoyed his grandchildren, KU, and golfing.
He was preceded in death by his mother Rosie on March 14, 2017.
On May 19, 1984 he was united in marriage to Beth A. Baumchen in Emmett. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his father, Donald A. Ronnebaum, St. Marys; his son, Derek (Brittany) Ronnebaum, Las Vegas, NV; his two daughters, Kristen (Bryant) Clark and Nicole (Lance) Burroughs, all of Ottawa; two brothers, Terry (Carol) Ronnebaum, Topeka and Mike (Janet) Ronnebaum, Axtell; three sisters, Jeanne (Nick) Disidore, Lenexa, Linda (Dan) Luthi, Wamego and Diane (Jim) Todd, Lenexa; three grandchildren, Tristan, Aiden and Zayne.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. David will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until the rosary at 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 22, 2019 at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in David’s name to help offset funeral expenses and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, KS. 66536