Ronald G. Harter, age 79, of Delano, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. at Delano United Methodist Church, 3310 County Line Road, Delano. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m.at the church, prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Ron was born in Waterloo, IA.
He worked for many years in the mechanical engineer and contractor fields, and retired from Yale Inc. in 1999, as vice president of their service department.
Ron loved his family and his wife, Marilyn. He loved to read world history, enjoying a good debate over politics.
In addition, Ron loved fishing, hunting, motorcycling, camping out on many trips, and his red Mazda convertible.
He will be greatly missed.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, George and Lois (Sime) Harter.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; son Craig; daughter Christine (Joe) Buschel; one special granddaughter, Angelina; sisters Mary Kaye Hunt, and Georgiana (David) Perez; as well as many nieces and nephews.