Ronald S. Matteson, age 61 of Lima, formerly of Indiana and Michigan, died at 6:25 a.m., Saturday, September 25, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 10, 1949 in Lansing, Michigan. He is the son of Swan G. and Eloise M. Kilborn Matteson. Both parents are deceased. On January 30, 2010 he married Jane M. Bailey Wilson, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Matteson was a truck driver with Active Transportation in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran.
Other survivors include 4 children – Brooke (Brad) Pierce of Holt, Michigan; Brock (MaryAnn) Matteson of Scottville, Michigan; Brandee Brooks of Holt, Michigan; Brianna Shireman of Clarksville, Indiana; 4 step children – Ashley (Joe) Nicely of Lima; Lindsey Wilson of Lima; Jeromey Wilson of Lima; Cody Wilson of Lima; 5 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 1 brother – Kevin (Irene) Matteson of Lansing, Michigan; 2 sisters – Judy (John) Murphy of Holt, Michigan; Reta Matteson of Holt, Michigan.
Memorial services will begin 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 27, 2010 in Harrod Christian Church. The Rev. Roger Emerson will officiate.
The Family will receive friends following the service at church.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.