Ronald Dean Peper, age 67 of New Richmond, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 22, 2015. Ron was born the son of Harvey and Alice (Bondeli) Peper on December 16, 1947 in Wanderoos, WI. He grew up in New Richmond, graduating from New Richmond High School. On August 7, 1976, Ron was married to Kathy Ann Kahl. He spent his career in commercial construction with Knutsen Construction Company. Ron was a family man. He worked hard, loved to hunt, make knives and was an avid Packer fan. He was a quiet, determined man who believed in doing things right the first time. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Alice Peper; brothers, Curtis Peper, Richard Peper; and sister, Marcia Kittel. Ron is survived by his wife, Kathy Peper; children, Scott (Jenn) Peper and Holly (Tom) Mondor; grandchildren, Shelby Peper and Logan Mondor; brothers, Alan (Kate) Peper and Phil (Carolyn) Peper; brother-in-law, Arlen (Marlene) Kittel; sister-in-law, Mary Peper; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 3 pm at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home 112 W 3rd Street New Richmond, WI. Memorial visitation was also held on Friday from 1-3 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Grace Place or Habitat for Humanity. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.