Ronald E. Kain, Sr.


OREGON – Ronald E. Kain, Sr., age 76, died Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford.  He was born Aug. 30, 1942 in Kokomo, Indiana the son of Robert L. and Virginia Mae (Harris) Kain.

Ron married Maureen A. Brescia on Nov. 22, 1974 in Morrison. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. Ron worked many years for both Wood Brother’s and Etnyre Companies in Oregon.

He loved to fish, hunt, camp, and doing anything where he could be outside. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan, Dale Earnhardt Sr., and Jr. fan, but most of all he was a great father and great grandfather.

He was predeceased by his parents and wife Maureen. 

He is survived by his children; Michele Coleman of New Jersey, Daren Kain of New Jersey, Sheila (Michael) Cox of Mt. Morris, Christopher (Natalee) Kain of New Jersey, and Ron (Theresa) Kain, Jr. of Leaf River, brother Robert (Kathy) Kain of Forreston, sister Sue Kain-Baker, grandchildren; Joe Kielsmeier, Jr, Stephen Kain, Brendan Coleman, Josh Bicknese, Breanna Kain, and Rebecca Kain, great grandchildren Novalee, Gage, Paisley, and other baby on the way. 

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 South 7th St., Oregon, IL 61061 with the Pastor David Rogula officiating.  Visitation was prior to the service on Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. Burial will be in the North Grove Evangelical Cemetery near Leaf River. A memorial fund is established for the Mt. Morris Fire Dept. To leave a condolence visit