Ronald Dean Morrow September 26, 1935 - December 21, 2013 Funeral services for Ronald Dean Morrow will be held on Friday, December 27, 2013. A Rosary and Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 900 H Street, followed by interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, River Blvd. Ron was born on September 26, 1935 in La Junta, Colorado to Oliver and Clara Morrow. He moved to Bakersfield as a young boy, where he attended Rosedale Elementary School and Kern County Union High School. In 1956 he married Doris Lee Cain, his high school sweetheart. Ron and Doris lived their entire lives in Bakersfield where they raised their four children. Ron and Doris were active at St. Francis School and Garces Memorial High School, where their children all attended. Ron was a member of the Operating Engineers Union, Local 12. He worked as an operating engineer for over 30 years and served on the Union's Advisory Board. Ron happily retired in 1997 to spend time with his family and grandchildren. Ron enjoyed hunting, watching his grandchildren participate in sports, and vacationing with family in Cayucos. Ron is preceded in death by his parents Oliver and Clara, his brothers Frances and Bill, and his sister Florene. He leaves behind his loving wife, Doris, his children Deloris and George Sill, Laurie and John Fedorsin, Jennifer and Paul Ansolabehere, and Matthew and Laurie Morrow; his grandchildren Ben and Olivia Sill, Lauren, Alycee, and Ann Marie Ansolabehere, Caitlin Morrow, Brandon and Drake Enox; his sisters Alice Phillips, Cherlyn Sparks and sister-in-law Deloris Cain. Doughty Calhoun O'Meara www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 26, 2013