Ronald Royce Schwindt, born December 16, 1944, in Fort Collins, CO to Helen Kelley, passed away peacefully Sunday January 26, 2014. He grew up in Berthoud, CO and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1964. Ron served in the United States Air Force, from May 20, 1965 to November 19, 1968, serving overseas in Vietnam and Taiwan for 13 months of his service as a maintenance technician and being honorably discharged as a Sergeant. Ron enjoyed the outdoors by camping, hunting, & fishing, and hobbies of collecting rocks, stamps, and coins. In addition to serving in the USAF he worked for Great Western Sugar Company, Colorado Steel & Wire, and Wal-Mart for a combined 40+ years and retiring from Wal-Mart in 2008. Ron is preceded in death by his mother Helen Kelley and Step-father Norman Kelley. Ron is survived by former wife Marynell Schwindt, sons Brandon Schwindt and James Schwindt, daughter Lanelle Schwindt, grandson Gavin Roger Harris, and several cousins Karen Scheck, Darlene Marie Feinberg, Myron Feinberg, Troy Feinberg, Alan Schwindt, & Mike Watkins. Cremation has been conducted and graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 2:00pm, Staging Area "A" at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver. Go to www.viegutfuneralhome.com for condolences.
Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Feb. 10, 2014