Ronald Emerie Stock

November 17, 1938 - March 15, 2020


Ron died peacefully at home on March 15, 2020 at the age of 81 years.

He leaves to grieve his wife Rita; son Gideon and wife Kristin; daughter Sarah Stock; daughter Cynthia Stock and husband Mike Rosenhek; grandson Noah Rosenhek; granddaughters Mayah Rosenhek and Summer Stock. Ron was predeceased by his son Ethan and stillborn baby boy.

Ron was a life-long motorcycle enthusiast and president of the Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club 1957-1962. He had an Associate of Education, a B. Paed and a B. Ed from the University of Manitoba. He taught art at the Assiniboine South School Division. He was president of the Teacher’s Association and the Winnipeg Horseman’s Club. He was beloved by all his students.

His talents were many. Ron was a galleried artist, a magician with the Magic Circle Seven Society of Young Magicians, and co-founder of the first Society of Young Magicians in Manitoba. He was past tennis coordinator for the Manitoba Sports Federation. He even delivered his son Gideon at home.

Ron was well-known for his folk art and wooden sculptures. He was an avid antique collector and known for growing his giant pumpkins.

His sense of humour and creativity were truly a gift. He was full of laughter and love. He loved music and dancing and kept life-long friendships from boyhood.

Cremation has taken place and in accordance with Ron’s wishes there will be no funeral service. If you wish to honour Ron’s memory, donations may be made to the Winnipeg Humane Society or the Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter.

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