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Ronald Molden

Ronald Molden

Nov. 29, 1932-July 29, 2013

Ronald Molden, of Big Bend, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 in Big Bend Lutheran Church, with visitation one hour prior to services at the church.

Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo,, is providing arrangements.

Ronald Molden was born on November 28, 1932, in Chippewa County, to Arthur and Agnes Molden. He was united in marriage to Vivian Christenson in December 1953 and in July of that same year he entered the United States Army, serving his country until his honorable discharge in 1955.

Ron returned home to farm and also became an employee of Cargill Elevator until 1969, when he began work for Chippewa County, retiring in 1997.

Ron loved to play music with his friends and family, fish, (especially when they were biting), and was blessed with a great sense of humor.

He was a patient and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Ron treasured every moment he spent with his family and friends and always put the needs of others as a priority over his own.

Survivors include his wife Vivian; children- Carleen (Wally) Snyder, Reed (Jody) Molden, Rick (Alissa) Molden and Carmen (Aaron) BeMiller; grandchildren, Cara Snyder, Tyson (Kristina)

Snyder, Trent Snyder, Alyse Molden, Kalie Molden, Nicholas Molden and Sean Molden; his sister Mae (Jay) Baldwin and sister-in-law Vera Molden.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother.