Ronald R. Struven

    November 30, 1927  -  October 19, 2012

Life Legacy

Ronald R Struven, age 84, of Thornton, IL passed away Friday, October 19, 2012. Beloved husband of 64 years to Lois (nee Maxwell) Struven. Dearest father of Forrest (Claudia) Struven, Rhonda (Robert) Gephart, and Suzanne (James) Mooney; cherished grandfather of Kirk (Karina) Struven, Erik (Alyson) Struven, Kristie(Regan) Ruchala,Katherine Gephart, Robert J Gephart, and eight beloved great grandchildren. Mr. Struven was a member of the Thornton fire department for 40 years. He retired from Acme Steel Co. and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran church in Thornton. Visitation Monday, October 22, 2012 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home 649 E. 162nd St. (Rt.6/159th St.) South Holland, IL. Funeral Service Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St Paul Lutheran Church, Thornton, IL (508 Chicago Rd Thornton, IL 60476). Interment at Homewood Memorial Gardens – Homewood, IL. For further info, please call 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guest book at

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Born: November 30, 1927

Death: October 19, 2012

Memorial donations may be made to:
St. Paul Lutheran Church

This memorial provided by:
Smits DeYoung-Vroegh Chapel
South Holland, IL