Ronald Uyttenhove

Obituary of Ronald J Uyttenhove

Morenci - Ronald James Uyttenhove, age 71, of Morenci, Michigan, passed away peacefully early Saturday, July 4, 2020 at ProMedica Provincial House in Adrian.  Ron was born November 16, 1948 in Swanton, Ohio to Leo and Mary (DeMille) Uyttenhove.  He attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Assumption through the 8th grade, then attended and graduated from Evergreen High School.   Ron Married Marilee Fausze and she preceeded in death in 2013. He then married Frances Flanagan in 2018, in Wauseon, and she survives.

Ron worked at Silbond in Weston, Michigan for 38 years, as a chemical plant operator, retiring in 2014. He loved to go camping, fishing, fast cars (Corvettes) and spending time with his family, especailly his grandchildren. 

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Jennifer (Jim) O'Brien, step-daughter, Cassie  Flanagen (Spencer Smith); grandchildren, Kelsey Beroske (Travis McCarty), Kira Beroske (Cody McClouty) and James O'Brien (Slyanne Hall); four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roger Uyttenhove. Besides his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeremy Uytteenhove; a sister, Betty Bryan; and two brothers, Robert and Richard Uyttenhove. Ron will be deeply missed.

According to Ron's wishes, he has been donated to the University of Toledo for medical research.  There will be a celebration of life gathering for Ron on August 9, 2020, from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, for family and friends, at his grandduagthers home - 823 N Summit St. Morenci, MI 49256. Graveside services will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing a memorial contribution in Ron's memory are asked to consider the Alzheimer's Association.  Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com.  The Eagle-Marry Funeral Home in Morenci is entrusted with arrangements.