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Ronald Dale Pettinger Sr.

April 28, 1938 — December 8, 2020

82, of Snover passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Northwood Meadows Assisted Living Medical Care Unit, Cass City. He was born April 28, 1938 in Cass City to George and Verna (Lowe) Pettinger. He married Sally McGrath December 7, 1957. On April 19, 1964 he married Virginia Herr. She died December 26, 2000.

Ronald was employed by General Cable in Cass City. He was a farmer and raised cattle for many years. Ronald enjoyed Detroit Tigers baseball and watched football on television, including both college and NFL games. One of his favorite past times was taking morning driving tours around the homestead, checking on the property and cows, making certain everyone was safe.

Ronald is survived by his children: Ron (Cindy) Pettinger of Snover; Kimberly Pettinger of Filion; Cari (Bob) Baker of Cass City; grandchildren: Rachel Pettinger of Warren; Sara Pettinger (Paul Noel) of New Haven, CT; Andrew Crickon of Filion, Kandace Crickon of Filion, Dylan Crickon of Filion; great-grandson, Joshua Scouten of Warren; brother, Harold Pettinger of Ubly; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife of thirty-six years, Virginia; sister, Ardis Dean; sister-in-law, Velda Pettinger.

Private graveside service has been held and a public service will take place at a later date. Interment in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Pettinger family c/o Ronald Pettinger, Jr. Friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
(989) 872-2195
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