Ronald Van Dyke, 63, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died Monday May 10, 2010. Ronald is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 43 years, Sharon, his devoted and loving daughter Lisa Ann Van Dyke, grandsons Roger Sjolseth and Bryce Sjolseth, granddaughter Jessica Rodarte and grandson-in-law Army Specialist E4 John Rodarte III, great-grandson Connor Sjolseth, great-granddaughter Brooklynn Rodarte, great-grandson John Jr. Rodarte IV, brother Robert Van Dyke and sister-in-law Linda Van Dyke, sister Barbara Hardy, sister Sharon Sweazy and brother-in-law William Sweazy, brother-in-law Paul Timmons, mother-in-law Glenna Canup, and many nieces and nephews and friends. Ronald was a Marine veteran, who served in the Vietnam War. Ronald was a member of the American Legion Post #0027 and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2039. He was also a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9399AZ. Ronald was born in Columbus, OH and lived the last 30 years in Mesa, AZ. He was our Rock, Mentor and Protector and will forever be missed by all who loved him. Lord, remind those who are suffering to call upon you for strength and spirit, to help lead them to health and happiness. Amen. The visitation for Ronald will be Monday May 17, 2010 between 5-7:00 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ followed by the funeral service at 10:00 am Tuesday May 18, 2010 also at Mountain View.

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