Ronald L. Sedtal

Published 1:56 pm Friday, April 3, 2020

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Ronald L. Sedtal, 85, of Nederland, died Sunday, March 29, 2020.

He was born on October 25, 1934, in Port Arthur, to Addie Belle Chelette Sedtal and Pete Sedtal.

Ronald is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School, Port Acres and Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches.

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He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church’s 9:30 a.m. choir for many years.

Ronald was a member of Fr. William Brooks Council #5145 of Knights of Columbus.

He was also a member of Dick Dowling Assembly.

Ronald served as band director and/or drivers education instructor in several school districts.

He later went on to own and operate Twin City Driving Academy.

In retirement, he enjoyed playing golf and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Parent Sedtal, of Nederland; children, Dennis J. Sedtal and his wife, Denise, of Beaumont; Julie M. Collins and her husband, Ronnie, of Bridge City; Michael E. Sedtal and his wife, Michelle, of Plano; Christopher P. Sedtal and his wife, Lisa, of Nederland; Timothy L. Sedtal, of Jasper; Catherine A. Baker and her husband, Jayson, of Nederland; and MSgt. Jeffery D. Sedtal, and his wife, Ann-Marie, of Bossier City, Louisiana; brothers, Malcolm J. Sedtal, Sr., of Nederland and Kenneth W. Sedtal and his wife, Edie, of Wallisville; twelve grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

The family has gathered for Mr. Sedtal’s entombment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 211 Hardy Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627.