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Ronald DeGreen, age 78 of Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away Monday evening, February 21, 2022 in Grand Rapids.  The son of Raymond & Dorothy (VanPoortfliet) DeGreen, he was born on June 20, 1943 in Grand Rapids, and was a graduate of Forest Hills Central High School.

Ron split his time between Port Isabel, Texas and Gowen, Michigan. He retired from S & H Fabricating where he worked as a plant manager in Mexico while living in Texas. Ron enjoyed pig hunting and fishing with his friends in Texas. Ron was known for his love and fondness of Canadian Club Whiskey (“CC” as he referred to it).

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his second wife, Deborah (Lichtenberger) DeGreen. Surviving are his children, Todd (Jill) DeGreen, and Lisa (Don) Hindley; his grandchildren, Sophie and Isabel DeGreen and Brett, Rachel and Lindsay Hindley; his first wife and the mother of his children, Pam Stiles; one sister, Linda (Bill) Peterson and several nieces and nephews.

Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, (616) 754-5638.


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  1. Deb Potter on February 26, 2022 at 11:08 am

    Sending my Condolences to the family. He was a good neighbor at Lincoln Pines… fly high my friend…..

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