Ronald “Whitey” Artel, 79, of Nason, Illinois, passed away at 1:15 pm January 26, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born January 29, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Robert Artel and Evelyn (Miller) Artel. Ronald married Mary (Cochran) Artel on October 23, 1976 and she survives in Nason.
A Visitation will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Nason Free Will Baptist Church in Nason, Illinois with Reverend John Capps officiating. Interment will follow at Abner Cemetery in Nason, Illinois. Members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at the cemetery. Memorials may be made in Ronald’s honor to Nason Free Will Baptist Church.
Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-279-7272 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.