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Ronald D. Van Buren

August 13, 1931 - September 27, 2017

Ronald D. Van Buren, age 86, passed away September 27, 2017, in Ogden, Utah. He was born August 13, 1931, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Glenn and Ann (Fedor) Van Buren. He will be remembered as a man with a lot of love to give and he gave it generously.
Ron graduated from Cass Tech High School, where he first became interested in metallurgy. He attended Olivet College and Michigan State University.
He worked in the investment casting industry as a Metallurgical Engineer and Plant Manager for 40 years.
Ron loved the game of football. He played in high school, college, and club leagues until the age of 35.
His hobbies included stamp collecting, painting, gardening, and playing bridge.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Carter Van Buren; sons, Brad Van Buren of Michigan and David (Loretta) Van Buren of Virginia; daughters, Dawn (Dale) Carter of Tennessee and Valerie (Craig) Smith of Utah; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers, Doug Van Buren and Glenn (Linda) Van Buren.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street Ogden, Utah.
Services entrusted to Leavitt’s Mortuary.
Inurnment will take place at a later date.

 

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Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm -

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street Ogden, Utah.


 

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Born: August 13, 1931
Died: September 27, 2017

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Pauline M. Bambrick posted on 10/7/17

To the Van Buren Family I am so sorry to read about the death of your Father, Ronald. I will keep him in my Prayers. Don't know any of you but I am also from Detroit. Mich. Always feel like we should have been friends being from the same city and State. God bless you all, Pauline M. Bambrick

 

Linda Nystrom posted on 10/6/17

So sorry Carol to hear of Ron’s passing. Please know that we are thinking of you and you and your family are in our prayers. Linda Nystrom

 

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