Ronald EgeRonald (Ron) Ege, 78, formerly of Little Marais, died Saturday, Aug. 17, at Diamond Willow Lester Park Assisted Living in Duluth.
Ronald (Ron) Ege, 78, formerly of Little Marais, died Saturday, Aug. 17, at Diamond Willow Lester Park Assisted Living in Duluth.
He was born April 24, 1935, to Russell and Ruth (Borgersen) Ege in Duluth,
and was a lifelong resident of the North Shore.
He was married to Noreen Fenstad May 2, 1959, at the United Protestant Church in Silver Bay. Ron served in the United States Army Reserves, stationed in Fort Lewis, Wash. Upon his discharge, he moved his family back to the North Shore. He was employed in the plant at Reserve Mining Company for many years, and later as a truck driver for North Shore Oil and Propane until his retirement.
Ron was a member of the United Protestant Church in Silver Bay and the Little Marais Community Club. He was a gentle loving soul with a penchant for joking and a good laugh. He loved the lake and was most at home when in Little Marais. Ron enjoyed the wildlife, camping and fishing, snowmobiling, motor home trips with Noreen, and time spent together with his family. In recent years he spent most of his time caring for his wife, Noreen.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Noreen, in Dec. of 2012; his par-ents; brother Russell Jr. in 2000, and an infant sister, Nancy.
Ronald is survived by daughter Diane Ege of Duluth; son, David (Joan) Ege of St. Michael; granddaughter, Kaitlen Ege; and much loved nieces and nephew.
The family wishes to acknowledge the care, love and support that both Ron and Noreen received at Diamond Willow. The caregivers are held close in heart.
Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at Diamond Willow Lester Park Assisted Living in Duluth, in The Links common room (located behind St. Luke's East Side Clinic in Lester Park). To sign the online register book please visit www.cavallinfuneralhome.com.