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309 W. Parkdale Avenue
Manistee, MI 49660
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Ronald Suess

Ronald Duane Suess

Wednesday, July 18th, 1934 - Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Ronald Duane Suess of Manistee MI passed away peacefully at home Saturday September 12th, 2020. He was born July 18th 1934 in Manistee, the son of John (Jack) and Gertrude (Lijewski) Suess.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Jacqueline (Frank) Bentley, grandparents John and Vera Suess, two special aunts Kathryn Gregori and Marguerite Nave.

Survivors include his wife Deborah (Iverson) Suess, children Lynn (Rick) Salazar of Toledo OH, John (Christy) Suess Columbus OH, Karen (Michael) Fruth Oakhurst CA, Stephen Suess Durango CO. Also granddaughters Caroline (Jason) Fitzwater of Mariposa CA, Gretchen (Nick) Schumaker Arlington VA, grandsons Lorenzo and Gabriel Salazar Toledo OH. Other survivors are nieces Kathy and Gary Ledford, Debbie and Greg Montoya, and Kym Johnson, father in law Robert Iverson, numerous sisters and brother in laws and many dear friends.

Ron graduated from Manistee High School class of 1952 excelling in sports especially Track and Field. He studied Landscape Architecture at MSU and loved the Spartans always. He moved to Toledo OH on an internship and remained for 20+ years. He was employed by the University of Toledo first in the Athletic Dept, became Supervisor of Building/Grounds then Housekeeping retiring in 1987. Ron was very active and outgoing with a love of the outdoors especially fishing. He loved the Great Lakes and being on Lake Michigan in his boat the Ron-A-Way. Hobbies included gardening, downhill skiing here and out west in Colorado, camping locally and at the beautiful National Parks and several trips to Alaska.

He married his wife Debbie in 1994 in Waterville OH and she became his traveling, camping and fishing partner after moving back to Manistee. They spent their winters in Gulf Shores AL at Gulf State Park. Being a veteran himself Ron became a volunteer driver for the Manistee Chapter DAV and greatly enjoyed meeting other veterans. He is dearly missed by their Chinese Sharpei, Sharif aka the Ron-dog.

Per his wishes he will be cremated and there will be no visitation. Donations may be made to the Manistee DAV, Traverse Heart and Vascular program or the American Heart Association. Celebration of Life will be at a later date

Please share a memory with the family at Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee
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Mark Schreiner

Posted at 09:13pm
Ron was a great guy that I knew at UT. May he Rest In Peace.

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