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Ronald Ernest Salo

07/01/1938 - 02/24/2018

Ronald E. Salo, 79, of Embarrass, died Saturday, February 24, 2018. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia at 1:00 with a visitation one hour prior. Pastor Evelyn Weston will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Ronald Ernest Salo was born July 1, 1938 in Biwabik, MN to Ernest and Viena (Haryn) Salo. He was a 1957 graduate of Embarrass High School, and a 1976 graduate of Vermilion Community College. He served in the Army from 1957 to 1963. Ronald was united in marriage to Mary Jo Taapa on August 4, 1962. He was an employee of Erie Mining Co, LTV Mining Co. for 41 years.

The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to St. Michael’s Health and Rehab in Virginia for their wonderful care for the last 17 months.

He is survived by:

Wife: Mary Jo

Children: Craig (Rosa) Salo
Shelley (Jamey) Sundberg
Charisse (Tim Aho) Salo

7 Grandchildren: Steven and Ryan Sundberg
Shaylee, Isabelle, and Addison Aho
Amber Salo
April Drueen

Brother: Lawrence (Kay) Salo

Niece: Tracey (David) Cook

Grand-nieces: Melinda and Genevieve Cook

Nephew: Josh Carlon

Brother-in-Law: Michael (Edie) Taapa.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sheryl Carlon.

3 thoughts on “Ronald Ernest Salo”

  1. CHRISTINE KARKINEN JOHNSON says:

    I JUST READ OF YOUR DEAR RONALDS PASSING.
    WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PLEASE KNOW
    WE ARE THINKING OF YOU AND PRAY FOR GOD TO HELP YOU THROUGH THIS VERY SAD AND DIFFICULT
    TIME.

  2. JEFFREY MOTT says:

    Prayers for the family and friends. Though it has been many years since we last saw each the thoughts of our extended family growing up have always been there in my memories.

  3. Robb and Judy Salo says:

    MaryJo and family: we are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our memories of Ronnie were from the good ol’ days when cool cars, cute little kids, and fun times occupied our lives. We wish you all the best as you deal with this sad time. Love, Robb and Judy

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03/01/2018 at 1:00 pm
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 12:00 pm