Sept. 24, 1936 — Jan. 14, 2013
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Ronald “Ron” Edwin Ostlund, U.S. Navy, retired, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of family on Jan. 14, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif., due to complications following heart surgery. He was born on Sept. 24, 1936, in Detroit, Mich. After his many Naval deployments, he settled in Camarillo, Calif., for 41 years and had a second home on the Consumnes River in Somerset, Calif., where he spent many happy times with family and friends.
He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 56 years, Janet Louise (Percy) Ostlund; his children, Vicki Stubblefield (Gary) of Spokane, Wash., Connie Varvais (Daniel) of Placerville, Calif., and Ron Ostlund (Dorla) of Camarillo, Calif.; sister, Dorothy Bokor of Canton, Mich.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Herbert Ostlund; parents, Herbert and Clara Ostlund; and niece, Corinne Hemry.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the 4th floor ICU staff and physicians at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, Calif., for their loving and expert care of Ron. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to woundedwarriorproject.org in memory of Ronald Ostlund.
A military service was held on Jan. 23 at Point Mugu Naval Air Station, Calif.