Ronald Clifford Wifall
Wifall, Ronald Clifford Age 90, of New Brighton MN passed away on Sept. 16, 2019 in Aurora, CO. Ron was born on June 6th, 1929 in St. Paul, MN. He graduated from Monroe High School in St. Paul in 1947.Ron served in the U.S. Naval Air Reserve from 1947-1954. In 1974, Ron and his wife Geneva, purchased and operated Mr. Bigg's restaurant in Anoka, MN from 1963 to 1967. Ron became owner of a Mr. Steak, located at I-94 and Snelling Avenue in St. Paul, in 1974. This Mr. Steak became one of the top franchises in the country and he owned it until 1987. In 1991 he started Twin Cities Tub Doctor. He retired in 2007, at the age of 78. Twin Cities Tub Doctor is still in business today. Ron met his wife Geneva in 1958 and they were married in 1961, more than 57 years ago. For many, many years, they enjoyed traveling to Florida, spending time with family and friends at their lake house on Gull Lake and traveling throughout the country. Ron stated his greatest accomplishment was raising two children, Scott and Lisa. Ron is survived by his wife Geneva, his son Scott (Tracey), grandchildren Zachary, Madison, Cooper, Mason and Nolan. Ron was preceded in death by his daughter Lisa, parents Clifford and Vera and sister Shirley. Dad, Grandpa will be missed and never forgotten. Ron will be remembered as a kind and loving husband and father, dedicated and savvy business owner, and a loyal friend to many. Visitation will be on Monday, September 23rd at 10am at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Mounds View, MN. This will be followed by the funeral service at 11am and a luncheon at the church starting at noon. Interment will occur at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville at 1:30pm. Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association.
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