Ronald J. Redman, 85 of rural Streator passed away Wednesday (May 23rd) at the OSF Center for Health, Streator.
Following cremation a private family service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Grand Ridge Cemetery. The Winterrowd Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Ron was born on November 5, 1932 in Streator to Walter Virgil and Theresa (Kauzlarich) Redman.
Surviving are sister-in-law Barbara Redman of Georgetown, TX, nephews Virgil (Cathy) Redman of Vacaville, CA, Jerry (Jeanette) Redman of Streator and Jim (Cheryl) Redman of Leeander, TX, niece Patricia (Ron) Sanford of Buchanan, MI and several great-nieces and nephews and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Virgil Redman and a nephew Shane Redman.
Ron graduated from Streator High School in 1951 and while attending High School he played in the band and was a member of the FFA. He farmed in Eagle Twp and raised cattle his entire life, was a member of the Streator Moose Lodge and worked bingo at various club and organization for many years.
Memorials may be made in his name to the American Diabetes Association.
Ron was loved by all his great nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.