Kitzmiller, Ronald H., Merrill, Michigan

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the age of 75. Ronald was born October 18, 1937, in Pontiac, MI to the late Olland and Gernith (Smith) Kitzmiller. He married Susan Church on November 2, 1963, she survives him. He worked for Dow Chemical from 1965 until his retirement in 1995. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, travelling, and attending all of his grandchildren's sporting events. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Rod (Ruth) Kitzmiller and Carrie (Mark) Thompson; grandchildren, Tori, Beth, Zach, Mike, and Haley; great-grandsons, Zander and Blake; sister-in-law, Mary Kitzmiller; niece Barbara Locher; and special cousin Rae Marie Brian. He was predeceased by his brothers, Benjamin and Ivan. Funeral services will take place on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company in Merrill. Pastor Douglas Tester will officiate. Private burial will take place at a later time in Lakefield Twp. Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. and again on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Merrill Sports Boosters or to Mid-Michigan Medical Center.