May 13, 2020
Ronald L. DeRoos, age 81, of Hobart, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born and raised in Chicago and married for 30 years to his high school sweetheart. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering in 1968. They moved to Indiana in 1972 to live in the country and raise their 3 children. He worked for Republic and Thomas Steel for a total of 27 years as Chief Mechanical engineer. He was happiest at home sitting outside on his deck gabbing with his family and friends. Ronald was also a volunteer firefighter and first responder for the Union Township Fire Department for 16 years. He enjoyed fishing, vacationing with family, cooking and working in his yard. He was a very active and supportive father and devoted husband.
Ronald is survived by his children- Kristine (David) Stawinski, Steven (Laura) DeRoos, and Suzanne (Ruth) DeRoos; Grandchildren- Benjamin, Lincoln, Katherine, and Owen; and Great-grandchild- John Henry.
He is preceded in death by his wife- Marlene DeRoos; parents- Frank and Edith DeRoos; and brother- Frank DeRoos.
He will be missed greatly by all that knew him. May he rest in peace.
Line up at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel ( 370 N. County Line Rd. Hobart IN.) on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. Graveside service at Mosier Cemetery at 10:45 A.M. Pastor Ron Johnson officiating. Any futher questions please call 219-940-3791
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