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Ronald F. Jenkins
Ronald F. Jenkins, 82, of Carney, Mi., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, Mi.
Born Feb. 22, 1931 in Hermansville, Mi., to the late John and Veronica (O'Sullivan) Jenkins, he served in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict. On Aug. 4, 1951, he married the former Cecilia Thiry at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Nadeau. He was a self employed contractor.
He enjoyed politics, following basketball in Carney, deer hunting, going to camp and morning coffee with friends at the Carney Legion. A member of St. Bruno Catholic Church, he was a former Nadeau Township Supervisor and served as the assessor for many years until retirement Dec. 1, 2013.
Survivors include his wife, Cecilia, of Carney; five sons, Ed (Sue), Ted, Steve and Larry (Kathy), all of Carney and Jim, of Nadeau; two daughters, Nancy (Donald) Bunch, of Spalding and Susan Polczinski, of Oconto Falls; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Nick; two brothers and a sister.
Family received friends at St. Bruno Catholic Church, Nadeau, on Friday, Jan. 31 after 9 a.m. until time of military rites at 10:45 a.m., followed by a Eulogy. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:30 a.m. officiated by Fr. Michael Vichich. Burial will be in Nadeau Township Cemetery in spring. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.