Survivors include his daughters; Maxine Dybing of Houston, Debra (Larry) Gaustad of Houston, and Lisa (Cecil) Graf of Hokah, six grandchildren; Randi (Josh) Rhode Barnett of Erwin, TN, Samantha Rhode Cantrell of Johnson City, TN, Adam Gaustad of Caledonia, Metta (Marc) Kuehntopp of Goodview, Jessica (Jeff) Baylor of Batavia, IL, and Melissa Graf of Fargo, ND, six great-grandchildren; Kynlee Johnson, Brylee Johnson, Joseph Cantrell, Eli Cantrell, Mara Kuehntopp and Benjamin Kuehntopp, a sister Mary Botcher of Houston, many nieces and nephews as well as a cousin, Amy Shield of Houston. In addition to his wife Cynthia, Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Addie and Gilbert, a brother Ralph, a sister Lois, and a grandson-in-law, Stephan Cantrell.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Looney Valley Lutheran Church in rural Houston, with Reverend Kari Charboneau officiating. Burial will follow in Silver Creek Cemetery. A visitation will be from 4 - 7 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021, at Hoff Funeral Service in Houston, as well as one hour before services at the church on Saturday. www.hofffuneral.com.