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Ronald "Charlie" McDonald

April 10, 1943 — June 27, 2019

Ronald A. "Charlie" McDonald, 76, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2019 at the Willows in Bellevue, Ohio, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on April 10, 1943 in Fremont to Ervin "Evaden" and Marie (Schacht) McDonald.

Charlie was a 1962 graduate from Fremont Ross High School. On November 18, 1964, he joined the Army National Guard. He was discharged on July 7, 1970. He was employed as an inspector at Whirlpool until his retirement in 2004. When Charlie wasn’t working, you could find him on the Greenhills Golf Course, driving the city streets in his Corvette or spending time with his grandchildren. Charlie and his wife, Pat, attended Fremont St. Joseph Church.

On December 22, 1978, Charlie married Patricia Fisher in Fremont; she survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Sarah Baughman of Clyde and Jennifer (Paul) Grahl of Fremont; brother, Michael (Madonna) McDonald of Fremont; and grandchildren, Brianna, Morgan, Brandon, Jillian, Ethan, Logan and Owen.

The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and the Willows for the excellent care they gave to Charlie and his family during the last weeks of this life. His earthly body was donated to UTMC.

Friends and family will be welcomed on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Memorial Services will begin at 12:00 p.m.

Memorials can be made to Heartland Hospice, the Northwest Ohio Chapter – Alzheimer’s Association, or to the donor’s choice.

 

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, July 6, 2019

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services

900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services

900 North St, Fremont, OH 43420

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