Ronald G. Cousino(1935 - 2014)

COUSINO, RONALD, G., age 78, passed away July 29, 2014. Ron taught for 36 years in the L’Anse Creuse Public Schools. He taught sixth grade for 17 years at South River Elementary before teaching math and science at Middle School Central and Middle School North in the district. He and his family spent summers camping and traveling throughout the United States and Canada. One of his greatest pleasures was watching his many grandchildren participate in school sports and events. He was an avid golfer having two holes-in-one during his recreational career. Ron was Michigan State University’s “greatest fan” having season football tickets for 40 years and dying happily knowing his team was the 2014 Rose Bowl Champions! Ron was born August 5, 1935 to Elvert and Mildred Cousino and was raised on a farm in Monroe, Michigan. He attended Monroe Catholic Central and then graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor in Science and a Masters degree in Education Administration. He is survived by Gretchen (nee Glei) Cousino, his wife of 51 years. Loving father to Gary (Lisa) Cousino, Renee (Dan) Gussert, Julie Geist and Eric (Katie) Cousino. Proud grandfather to Brent, Scott and Kelly Cousino; Emily, Joe and Michael Gussert; Sarah and Mary Geist; Kyle, Nicholas and Cori Cousino. Brother to Marilyn Jeanne (Bob) Ulrich, Yvonne (Tom) Acton, Janice (Bob) Daschke and Barry (Karen) Cousino. Ron was preceded in death by his sister, Michele (Jim) Le May and grandson, Jeffery Paul Gussert. Visitation Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. scripture service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Road). Instate Monday 9 a.m. at St. Ephrem Catholic Church, 38900 Dodge Park at 17 Mile Road until time of Mass 10 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Leukemia Foundation. Share memories with the family at their online guestbook at: WujekCalcaterra.com

Funeral Home

Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc.
36900 Schoenherr Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48312
586-826-8550
Published in Daily Tribune on Aug. 2, 2014