Ron Gene Ely, 66, Kensal, ND died Sunday October 5, 2014 at his home in Kensal, ND.
Ron was born March 25, 1948 at Bethany, MO, the son Elvis Ray Ely and Violet May (Oswalt) Ely. He graduated from Cameron High School.
He entered the United States Air Force August 7, 1967 at Cameron, MO. He was discharge June 24, 1972.
Ron worked as a migrant farm worker and met Sherry Roach in 1977. They moved to Kensal June 1, 1990. Ron and Sherry were married May 1, 1995 at their home in Kensal. He started driving truck in 2000 until 2005 when he retired when he became disabled.
He is survived by his wife Sherry, Kensal, ND; 4 children, Laura Lynn (Scott) Kollman, Kensal, ND; Michael Shane Ely, Kensal, ND; Angela May Ely, Tolna, ND; Winter Dawn (Frank) Stoppleworth, Jamestown, ND; 7 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Donald (Erma) Ely, Bethany, MO; Robin (Brenda) Ely, Bethany, MO; Dixie Wooden, Maysville, MO; Edna Johnson, Pattonsburg, MO: 1 sister-in-law, Joanne Ely, Bethany, MO and 1 brother-in-law, Larry Hill, Maysville, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, Denny, 2 brothers, Jim and Bill, 1 sister, Ann.
Memorial Service - 3:00 PM Thursday October 9, 2014 in the Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, ND, with Rev. Frank Cherney, officiating
Burial - Private Family Burial @ Kensal Cemetery, Kensal, ND