Jeff Lee Ronshaugen, 57, of Great Falls, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Cremation has been entrusted to Croxford Funeral Home. A Memorial Service in honor of his life can be viewed on Tuesday, April 21 at 2:00pm at the link below:
Jeff was born on October 6, 1962 in Germany and was adopted by Jim and Yvonne Ronshaugen. A year later, the family moved to South Dakota where he spent his youth growing up in Webster and Watertown from where he graduated high school in 1980.
While in high school, Jeff started working at a poultry plant. Following a few years at college, he moved to Great Falls where he found a new job in telemarketing. He quickly moved up the ranks into management and went on to work for several businesses in Great Falls, as well at in Seattle and Florida as a Telemarketing Supervisor. When he returned to Great Falls, he briefly sold Radio Advertising before going to work for N.E.W. as a Call Center Supervisor where he remained for 17 years. Jeff also worked some part time jobs for Gusto Distributing and Town Pump.
Jeff loved life. He enjoyed learning about new things, talking politics, and time spent studying all different kinds of religion. He loved his family and time spent with Kelly. When his kids were in their younger years, Jeff always enjoyed time spent camping, biking, and exploring.
Jeff is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Kelly McQuire of Great Falls; father, Jim Ronshaugen of Great Falls; daughters, Terra of Billings, Maggie of Kalispell, and Elizabeth of Kalispell, all Ronshaugen; sisters, Mary (Mark) Staigmiller of Great Falls, Julie Ronshaugen of Colorado Springs and her children, William, Abigail, Gabriel; grandchildren, Lucas Tweedy, Daniel Ronshaugen, Kiley Chapman, Jaqueline Chapman, and Brighton Masters.
He was preceded in passing by his mother, Yvonne Ronshaugen; grandparents, Hazel & Harvey Nygaard and Hjalmer & Josie Ronshaugen.
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