|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1931|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2008|
Rona D. Cantrell, 77, of 320 Oak St., Fairchild, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at her home.
Rona Jacobson Flick Cantrell, daughter of David and Blanche (Woychik) Jacobson, was born June 16, 1931, in Eau Claire. She graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1949 and Eau Claire School of Cosmetology. On Sept. 5, 1950, she was united in marriage to Robert Flick in Eau Claire, and to this union three children were born. The couple lived four years in Ohio before moving back to Eau Claire, where she managed Beauty Glow Hair Salon in the Eau Claire Co-op Shopping Center. In 1968, the family moved to Fairchild, where she owned and operated Rona's Hair Fashion. When she retired in 1994, her shop was located in the Fairchild Community Shopping Center. Rona later married R. Jake Cantrell on April 21, 1972, at the Methodist parsonage in Augusta. Rona had been a longtime member of the Order Eastern Star, having served as past worthy matron. She enjoyed doing watercolors, reading, crocheting and tending to her beloved pets.
She is survived by two sons, David (Nancy) Flick of O'Fallon, Mo., and William (Joan) Flick of Fairchild; daughter, Connie Flick, of Fairchild; four grandsons, Christopher (Stephanie) Flick, Noel (Lisa) Flick, Jacob (Cindy) Flick and Shaun (Julia) Flick; two great-granddaughters, Aerial Flick and Savanna Flick; sister, LaVonne (Benjamin) Sirranni, of Prior Lake, Minn.; brother-in-law, Gerald Toske, of Scottsdale, Ariz; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, R. Jake Cantrell, on Jan. 2, 1977; and sister, Carol Toske.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, with burial in Fairchild Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.
Eau Claire County
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Sep 20, 2008
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