Terry Lee Ranallo, 66, was born in Minneapolis on May 15, 1957, and passed away on July 6, 2023. He was the owner of Urban on Oak in Frederic, WI, a repurposed furniture, vintage home accessories store. He was involved in several of these type of stores in the area over the years, starting with Gramma’s Barn in Center City, MN; The Orange Door in Lindstrom, MN; and Treasure Alley in Osceola, WI. He was an innovative and the mastermind of all these enterprises.
In his teens, Terry was a bartender in Chicago for over 14 years, and later in Palm Springs, CA treating all customers with his charm and wit. His knowledge of so many areas of life made him a source for all persons that interacted with Terry, and for them to come away with humor and amazement of Terry as a wonderful man. Terry also owned and raised Friesians in Baldwin, WI; was a barista in Marine on the Saint Croix, MN; and had a cleaning business in the area.
His empathy for others was apparent as he was always willing to donate to food banks and the homeless and took part in donating clothes and blankets along the camps in St. Paul.
Over the last 10 years, Terry and his partner Dennis Cramer bought, renovated, and sold seven properties in California, Florida, Saint Croix Falls, Centuria, and their present home in Luck. Terry’s Expertise was evident in all these projects.
Terry is survived by his partner of 13 years, Dennis Cramer; brothers, Don Ranallo, Frank Ranallo, Jim Rejsa, Randy Rejsa; and sister Shari Rejsa. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Chuck Ranallo, Fred Ranallo, Tom Rejsa; and sister, Charlena Ranallo.
A life well lived. Terry will be missed by all that ever interacted with him. May Terry rest in peace and God bless this wonderful human being.