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Ronald Hermance

April 28, 1949 - November 26, 2017
Muskegon, MI


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Mr. Ronald Keith Hermance, age 68, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on April 28, 1949 to Noel & Lillian (Parrish) Hermance and married the former Sharon Kay Petrie on October 9, 1971. Mr. Hermance served as a specialist in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had been employed as the office manager for American Decency Association of Michigan & then the printing services department at Calvin College. Ron ultimately retired from the printing services department of Mona Shores Public Schools. Ronald attended Christ the Rock World Harvest Church and enjoyed spending his free time fishing, working around the yard, enjoying nature and spending time with his treasured family and friends.


Wife of 46 years, Sharon; 5 children, Daniel (Michelle) Hermance, Tracy (Dwight) Elders, Jonathan (Dianne) Hermance, Matthew (Nicole) Hermance & Brandi (Brad) Charles; 12 grandchildren; siblings, Richard (Jill) Hermance & Scott Hermance; father-in-law, Henry "Hank" Petrie; special cousin Mike Sruba; special friends, Bill Johnson & Becky Beets; his 5 beloved cats, many nieces, nephews & cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents & mother-in-law, Cleo (Recob) Petrie.


Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 pm at Christ the Rock World Harvest Church in Montague, Michigan with Bill Johnson, Leroy McLain & Gary Kozicki officiating. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the family for a longer lasting memorial.