Ronald Crisman, 64 - February 01, 2012
Ronald “Ronnie” R. Crisman, 64, of Gothenburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Bryan LGH Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 04, with the family present from 1 to 3 pm.
Services will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, at 10 a.m. Monday, February 6, with Pastor Larry Viter officiating.
Interment will be at the Farnam Cemetery.
Crisman was born March 26, 1947, at Gothenburg, son of Gerald Ross and Waunetta (Donner) Crisman. He grew up in Gothenburg and attended Gothenburg High School.
On Sept. 30, 1967, he was united in marriage to Linda Kramer at Stapleton. To this union, three children were born.
He was employed as an owner/operator truck driver for 40 years. He also restored antique cars and tinkered at the shop in his spare time, said family members.
Crisman enjoyed camping, fishing and time with his dogs, according to family members. His favorite past time was watching old Western movies.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Gerald Ross Crisman; a nephew, Jory Crisman; mother and father-in-law, Leonard and Joy Kramer; two brothers-in-law.
Survivors include: his wife of 44 years, Linda Crisman of Gothenburg; his mother, Waunetta Crisman of Gothenburg; two daughters—Tammy (Jeff) Bonifas of Gothenburg, and Sherri Crisman (Troy) Bice of Lincoln; a son, Rex (Stella) Crisman of Gothenburg; three grandsons—Casey (Tiffany Donner) Newbrey, Adam Newbrey and Cole Crisman; a granddaughter, Leslie Potter; two great-granddaughters—Madison and Ellie; a great-grandson, Caleb; brother, Kenneth (Kim) Crisman of Gothenburg; two nephews—Jeff Crisman of Denver, CO, and Josh Crisman of North Platte; three brothers-in-law and six sisters-in-law; numerous other nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Mosaic, 1044 23rd St., Axtell, NE 68924.