Ronald Dee Cronin
Ronald Dee Cronin, 63, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 as a result of COPD, which he had suffered from for many years. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda (Keasey) Cronin. They were married on Valentine's Day in 1971. Also surviving him are his sons, Harold (Tommi) Cronin, Jason Cronin, and Ryan Cronin; ten grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Connie) Cronin; sister, Pearl (Dominic) Marinaro; nieces and nephews; his dog, Michelle; and a host of other beloved family and friends. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Roger Cronin.
Ronald was born May 5, 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa to Harry and Loretta (Canady) Cronin. He served in the Marine Corps, owned and operated Cronin's Auto Repair, and retired from Firestone. Ronald was a member of the Steel Workers Union. He was an excellent mechanic and could fix anything. Ronald was always willing to lend a helping hand to people. He enjoyed playing Pitch with his friends and loved his dog, Michelle.
Ronald's family will celebrate his life and mourn his passing privately.
Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Hamilton's Funeral Home
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 29, 2014