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Ronald Albert Abt, age 61, of Rochester Hills, formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009 at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.


Ron was born on November 12, 1947 and was preceded in death by his parents, Verna and Helmut Abt. He attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, graduated from Kendall School of Design in Grand Rapids, MI, and worked many years in the Advertising Department of Meijer Corporation. Ron also served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era.


He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Mary, of 26 years; sons, Ronald Jr. (Kristie) of Cape Coral, FL, Adam (Kristen) of Flushing, MI; daughter, Amy McNabb (Scott) of Fort Myers, FL; step-sons, Jeffrey Pleune (Carol) of Rochester Hills, MI, Andrew Pleune (Patricia) of Portland, OR; granddaughters, Krystin Abt, Sydnee Abt and Madeline Pleune; grandsons, Cody Abt, Seth Abt, Brendon and Logan McNabb and Mitchell Pleune; sisters, Sandra (Kenneth) McLaughlin of Missouri, and Judith (Russell) Arthur of Alabama; five nieces and nephews, and many friends.


Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at First Baptist Church of Rochester, with Pastor Thomas C. Townsend officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. immediately prior to the service.


Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Association or the O.P.C. Dennis White Adult Day Services, 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, MI 48307 where Ron spent many wonderful days.

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