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Ronald Lee Burtch

October 4, 1941 ~ December 19, 2018 (age 77)

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Ronald Lee Burtch, age 77, formerly of Pretty Lake, died at his home in Kendallville on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.  Mr. Burtch was born in Lima, Ohio on October 4, 1941 to the late Howard E. and Margaret (Ringler) Burtch.  He graduated from Garrett High School in 1959 and married Constance Louise Coney on November 12, 1960. Connie preceded him in death on January 12, 2012.  He later married Nancy Sue (Casselman) Streich on August 1, 2014 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Ron was employed with UPS as a delivery driver for 28 years.

Survivors include:
Wife, Nancy Burtch of Kendallville. 
Son, Eric and Rhonda Burtch of Kendallville.
Daughter, Rhonda Cunningham of Wolcottville.
Daughter, Kelly and Randy Fought of Topeka.
Son, Ryan Burtch of Kendallville.
Step daughter, Kimberly and Keith Moore of Port Charlotte, Florida.
Step son, Kevin and Lynn Streich of Jupiter, Florida.
Step son, Kyle and Jennifer Streich of Kendallville.
11 grandchildren: Phillip and Suburbom Lamonte of Huntertown; Macy Burtch and Daniel Burtch of Kendallville; Derrick and Tricia Hoffelder of Kendallville; Darin Hoffelder of Cromwell; Loren and Kassie Cunningham of Cromwell; Brooklyn and Chad Fry of Wolcottville; Olivia Fought of Columbia City; Parker Fought of Topeka; Gavin Burtch and Madelyn Burtch both of Kendallville.
6 step grandchildren: Alaura Linthicum, Kingston Linthicum and Aryton Streich all of Kendallville; Marisa Murphy of Jupiter, Florida; and Michael Moore and Haley Moore both of Port Charlotte, Florida. 
7 great grandchildren.
Sister, Suzanne Burdick of Butler.
Sister, Linda and John Schienda of Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 21st from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s of the Angels Catholic Church, Big Long Lake, with Fr. Vincent Joseph officiating.  There will also be an hour of calling prior to the funeral mass.
Burial will take place at Brushy Chapel Cemetery, Lagrange County.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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