Our beloved dad, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, and brother went home to his heavenly parents on Jan. 7, 2013, at the age of 89. Ronald died from natural causes.
Ronald was born in Sunnyside, Utah Oct. 10, 1923 to Clinton J. and Roseltha Pearce Broderick. He married Lorna Beth Jones on Sept. 27, 1942. They were later sealed in the Manti temple on March 21, 1946 after dad returned home from World War II. They shared their lives together for 69 years until moms passing on Nov. 23, 2011.
Dad loved mom and his children very much. He made many personal sacrifices on their behalf. Many times they went on camping, fishing, hunting and vacation trips. Dad and mom were active members of the LDS church. They served a church mission together for 4 1/2 years, traveling all over the continental US, doing microfilming for the Church History Department. Dad had many talents. He was a "Jack of all Trades". He loved to create his own inventions rather then just run down to the store to buy something he needed. Over the years, dad wrote many poems, song lyrics, etc.
Ronald is survived by his children: LeRoy (Sharilyn) Broderick, JeNan Page, Danny (Vicki) Broderick, Kevin (Laurie) Broderick, KaeLeen (John) Garrick, Patricia (Brad) Coburn; Sister: Maurine Johnson, 28 grand children, 48 great grand children, and five great great grand children.
The family would like to express our special thanks for the loving care dad received from those at Alpha Hospice, Abundant Life Hospice, his son LeRoy and his granddaughters Kristy Sandgren and Mindy Godnick, and so many others.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the West Bountiful Sixth Ward Chapel, 1750 North 900 West, West Bountiful,Utah. There was a viewing on Friday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful, Utah; and prior to the services at the church on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Ronald at www.russonmortuary.com.