Ronald ARonnie@ J. Tronnes, age 58, Fargo, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2005, in his home from an apparent heart attack.
Ronnie was born November 14, 1946, in Fargo, ND, the son of Emil and Ella (Kleven) Tronnes. He grew up on a farm northwest of Shelly, MN, and graduated from Climax High School in 1964. He farmed with his parents in the Shelly area. Ronnie was united in marriage to Maryann Antonsen in 1967. They made their home in Shelly until 1984, when they moved to Grand Forks, ND, where Ronnie attended the University of North Dakota. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology in 1989. The couple then moved to Moorhead, MN, and Ronnie attended Concordia College where he earned a Certified Health Service Administrator degree and began working for Agra-bility in Fargo. They moved to Knoxville, TN, in the fall of 1993 where he worked as an administrator for Agra-bility. Later they moved to Grand Forks, and then to Fargo in 1997. He recently retired for health reasons.
Ronnie enjoyed his family, watching TV, and camping. At home he could often be found in his favorite location – the garage.
He is survived by his wife, Maryann of Fargo; one daughter, Tabetha Tronnes of Grand Forks; and one son, Todd (Ruth) Tronnes of Palmer, AK; and one grandson, Nathan. He is also survived by his brothers-in-law, David (Sandy) Antonsen of Vergas, MN, John (Elaine) Antonsen of Lakeville, MN, and Duane Antonsen of Vergas, MN; and three nieces, one uncle, and several special cousins and many friends.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Hope Lutheran Church, South Campus, Fargo. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m. Burial will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Shelly Cemetery, Shelly, MN.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com