Ron R. White, formerly of Columbia Heights, Aitkin and Champlin, Minnesota, retired from Honeywell, passed away on July 6, 2020 at the age of 86.

Ron was a Veteran who served in The United States Army.

He was united in marriage to JoAnn Hermanson on May 19, 1956 in Duluth.

Ron was a member of the Glen Community Church and the Aitkin County Historical Society. Ron loved his home on Clear Lake and enjoyed trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Canada with family and friends. After retirement Ron enjoyed woodworking projects, volunteering at the Aitkin Museum, tending to a garden and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Estella White.

Ron is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn (Hermanson); daughter, Preditta (Curt); son, Michael (Becky); grandchildren: Dustin (Nikki); Stacie (Dan) and Joseph; great-grandchildren: Elley, Aurora, Athena, Stella, Luna, and Micah; brother, Robert (Betty); many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 21, at 11 a.m. at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home, 31 Minnesota Ave. S, Aitkin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Immediately following the service, a luncheon will be held at Glory Baptist Church. Interment with Honors will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Malmo Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by Aitkin American Legion Post #86 and Aitkin V.F.W. Post #1727.

Guests are asked to wear a mask and to adhere to social distancing. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the charity of your choice. To leave an online condolence, go to: www.srtfuneral.com. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Aitkin.