Ronald J. Artecki
Jan. 9, 1942-Feb. 2, 2014
Ronald J. Artecki, age 72, of Alma, MI, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the Banner Heart Hospital, Mesa, AZ. Visitation for Ron will be held at the Dewey Funeral Home in Alma on Monday, February 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Pastor Anthony Waldrop will officiate. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Alma.
Ron was born January 9, 1942 in Saginaw, MI. After graduating from the Saginaw Business Institute, Ron devoted 12 years to the Boys Scouts of America as an executive. He used those leadership skills honed with the scouts to become an insurance agent in Alma, MI for Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan for the next 27 years. Upon retirement he continued his passion for life, love, and adventure with his wife of 52 years. He enjoyed
travel, movies, cribbage, games, shuffleboard, and social activities where he could laugh, joke, and enjoy others. He loved watching his grandchildren participate in sports and loved spending as much time with family as he could.
Ron is survived by his wife, of 52 years, Marlyn (Neuenfeldt) of Alma; his son, Robert (Deidra) Artecki; his daughter-in-law, Earlene Artecki; 11 grandchildren, Julia, Elizabeth, Michael, Michelle, Justin, Amanda, Ali, Kelsey, Breonna, Ricco, and Elijah; 4 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Joanne James and Michelle Moore; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Zilia Artecki; and a son, Michael Artecki.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
The family is being served by the Dewey Funeral Home of Alma.