Ronald J. Kieft
22 May, 1928 – 25 November, 2019
Ronald J. Kieft, age 91 of Muskegon, passed away on November 25, 2019.
Ron was born in Muskegon to Gerrit and May (McMillan) Kieft on May 22, 1928. He graduated from Muskegon High School and went on to serve two years in the United States Army. After serving his country, Ron married Oneita Fay Bleicher on September 7, 1951. He worked in Muskegon for General Telephone/Verizon for 43 years where he became a lifelong member of the IBEW.
Ron was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Oneita Kieft; and his brothers Harvey, Ray, and Godron Kieft.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Linda (Bruce) Rasher of Albion and Sandra Huth of Muskegon; 5 grandchildren, Greg Rasher and Douglas (Rachel) Rasher, Jennifer (Ben) Cross, Kathryn (Andrew) Skorupski, and Robert (Stacey) Huth; 7 great grandchildren, Emily (Tyler), Hannah, Mikaila, Jaden, Benjamin, Cory and Betsy; 1 great-great grandchild Avaya who always made grandpa smile; brother Art Kieft; many extended family and friends.
Ron’s family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Harbor Hospice, Mercy Health/Hackley Campus, and American House in Ferrysburg.
A private burial will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Macular Degeneration charity of your choice.
Please visit www.everrestfuneralhomeandchapel.com for further information.