Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Ronald Coleman, 71, Minster, died Oct. 16, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
He was born Jan. 2, 1940, to Ralph and Margie Beard Coleman. On June 3, 1961, he married Earlene, who survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Kimberly (Matt) Waite, Mooresville, Ind.; a son, John Coleman, Milford; and three grandchildren.
He retired from Chrysler Corp. and earned his pilot's license while working at Piper Aircraft. He belonged to the Experimental Aircraft Assoc. and had built his own gyrocopter.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Calling will be 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Manor Nursing Home or the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.