– Ronald, 78, died Saturday, July 3 in Gates. He was born in
Torrance, CA. Ronald moved to Gates in 1977. He served in the US
Navy during the Korean War. Ronald worked as a lift truck operator
for Frank Lumber Co. for over 18 years. He married Myrtle McDowell
on April 11, 1963 in Las Vegas, Nevada, she preceded him in death
on March 5, 2008.
is survived by his daughter: Denise (Rick) Larsen of Menifee, CA.;
Step-son: Robert (Lynn) Yates of Gates; Step-Mother: Ferne Cannon
of Torrance, CA.; Step-brother: Don Cannon of Mahatten Beach, CA.;
Grandchildren: Brett Larsen, Mallory Larsen, Angela Moreno, and
Dawn Aquino; Great-grandchildren:Trisha Schulz, Alex Middleton and Cordell Hutson.
will be no services held at his request. Contributions may be made
to the Gates Fire Department. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.