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Ronald Watson

April 23, 1949 — August 18, 2022

Ronald David Watson passed away on August 18, 2022, at the age of 73 years. 

A burial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 8, 2022 at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

He was born on April 23, 1949, to Archibald and Kathryn (Leingang) Watson.  He served in the US Army from 1966-1969. On September 15, 1997, he married Mavis Mernitz.  Ron worked at Coal Creek Station from 1977-1997 and for Harlow’s for 19 years driving motor coach.

He’s survived by his wife, Mavis; children, Gene, Travis, and Brandee; stepdaughters, Sandra and Michelle; brothers, Robert, Roger, and Randy; and many grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard, Roy, and Raymond and sister, Mary Lou.  Ron will be laid to rest with military honors at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.

A special thank you to Becky Gallion and the Capital Ice Synchronized Skating Team, their families and everyone for all your support.

The Lerud Mathias Funeral Home in Valley City, ND and Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck, ND, are assisting the family with arrangements.

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