Ronald Ray Roose, age 60, died July 10, 2013, at home in Ramsey, attended by family and Guardian Angels Elim Hospice.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Stacy Leigh and Ashley Jo; son Michael John; and father Vernon.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years Cathy of Ramsey; son Tony (Jason) of Dallas, Texas; mother Matilda of Alliance, Ohio. Also survived by his brother Larry (Ann) of Dallas, Texas; sisters-in-law Sandra (Harold) Higgins of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Deborah (Don) Wells of Hillsboro, Ohio and other family and friends.
He served in the US Air Force plus the Air and Army Guard for 10 years; worked at Kurt MFG for 36 years as a (third-generation) machinist. He was a graduate of Alliance (Ohio) High School.
Memorial service 1 pm July 20 at The Gateway Church in Elk River. Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to: Guardian Angels Elim Hospice, 403 Main St. NW, Elk River, MN 55330. Arr Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212