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
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.