Ronald Dale Derevage

REED CITY— Ronald Dale Derevage, 69, of Reed City, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his home.

He was born on June 27, 1943, in Reed City, to Estel and Pearl (Robinson) Derevage, of Evart.

He attended Evart schools and married Candace Shoemaker in Chase on May 31, 1969.

He is survived by his wife, Candace; two daughters, Ronda (Scott) Gilmore and Darla Derevage, both of Reed City; three grandchildren Madison McMullen, Sadie Gilmore, and Devin Derevage; one brother, Issac (Gladys) Derevage, of Ashton; and three sisters, Clarabelle Listerman, of Evart, Bonnie (Carl) Gustafson, of Mason and Kay (Dale) Wirth, of Hersey.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Olive Harold and Geraldine Machleit; and three brothers, Ed, Larry and Rich Derevage.

He enjoyed gardening, cars, camping and his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, with visitation beginning at 3 p.m. at the Chase – Barton United Methodist Church, with Pastors Lyle Ball and Connie Shoemaker officiating.

Burial will be in Davenport Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to the McDowell Funeral Home.