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(September 11, 1944 – May 30, 2012)

Ronald A. Yoder, 67, of Midland, died unexpectedly at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on May 30, 2012. Ronald was born on Sept. 11, 1944 in Midland to the late Wilbur and Louella (Miller) Yoder. On April 19, 1969 Ronald married his sweetheart Linda in Midland at Blessed Sacrament Church. Ronald worked for Dow Corning for over 31 years as an Distribution Operator and CDL driver. He loved hunting, fishing and 4 wheeling. Ronald is survived by his loving wife Linda; children Mike (Rhonda) Yoder of Allen Park and Heather Yoder of Woodland, CA; sister, Lois (Dave) Hooley; brothers, Lynn (Judy) Yoder, Darrel (Karen) Yoder and Doyle (Wendy) Yoder. Ronald was predeceased by his sisters, Marva Yoder, Ardice Kauffman and brother Harlin Yoder.A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church with Father Kevin Maksym Liturgent.The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Monday, June 4 from 4 until 7 pm and on Tuesday at the church from 10 am until the time of the service.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the National Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com