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Ronald Friedman – Metz Mortuary

    Ronald Friedman
    Ronald F. Friedman, age 85 of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died April 6, 2022 in Cheyenne. He was born on November 10, 1936 Johnstown, PA to Rudolph and Mildred (King) Friedman.

    Ron graduated from Johnstown (PA) Senior High School in 1956 and then became a member of the United States Navy. He graduated from US Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, IL in August 1956 and was honorably discharged in 1960 after 4 years of service.

    Ron was united in marriage to V Louise Flynn on July 17, 1960 in Oxford, NE and they later divorced in 1982. He then married Ethel Mueller on March 11th, 1982. Ethel passed away on November 11,1995.

    He had various jobs over the years, most notably 33 years of service at Campbell Soup in Fremont and Omaha, Nebraska.

    Ron was patient, kind, generous, silly, goofy, a big kid in a man’s body. He loved Nebraska football, playing cards, fishing, dancing, peanut butter, Chocolate ice cream, peanut M&Ms, casinos, keno and bingo. He was never afraid to laugh at himself! But he loved his family first and foremost above everything else! He will be greatly miss by all of us.

    He is survived by his daughter Lori Friedman (Robert) Ford of Cheyenne, WY, granddaughter Angelina Detsch (great grandchild Christopher McArthur) of Greeley, CO, sister-in-law Jean Friedman of Johnstown, PA, and many nieces and nephews.

    Also surviving are his step-children: Steve (Marie) Poole, Donna (Bruce) Kolund, Randy (Tamara) Poole, Rod Poole, Lonnie Poole, and Vickie (Gregg) Bolte all of Fremont, NE, step-grandchildren: Dawson Poole, Sheila (Mark) Ballard, Katie (Junior) Jaime, Shawn Zurcher. Brandi (David) De Le Cueva, Chad Poole, Megan Poole, Jon (Abby) Poole, Tyler Poole, Alyssa (Ryan) Payton, Tyler Edward’s, and Justin Bolte, and 25 step great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Marlene (Friedman) and husband Frankie Dale Rollins, brother Gary P Friedman, and second wife Ethel (Mueller) Friedman

    Memorial services with military honors are scheduled for 4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Metz Chapel in York. Ron has been cremated, no viewing, but his family will greet friends on Tuesday evening from 6:00-7:30 pm at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association in his name. The service will be streamed live on Metz Mortuary’s Facebook page

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