|Name} Detwiller, Ronald Henry (Jack)||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Exa 15 Feb 1915||Place} Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 30 May 1942||Place} Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 4 Nov 1970||Place} Fargo, Cass, North Dakota|
|Burial: Date} Exa 7 Nov 1970||Place} St. Georges Catholic Cemetery, Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } Andrew Mathieson Detwiller & Isabella Elliot Beattie|
Relationship No.} 260
|1st Household No.} 102 = Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota|
| Occupation 1} Welder |
|Religion/Church} Roman Catholic|
Pella, Genevieve Annastacia|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Ronald Henry Detwiller, known as Jack, was born 15 Feb 1915 in Cooperstown, Griggs, North
Dakota. He was the fourth and youngest child of Andrew Mathieson Detwiller and
Isabella Elliott Beattie. In the 1915 North Dakota census, Ronald was living with
his family in Cooperstown. It included his brother Harold James, born in 1903, and
sisters Myrtle Ethel, 1904, and Vivian Edith, 1908.|
In the 1920 U.S. census, the Ronald's family was farming in Tyrol Twp., Griggs County. His father was a grain farmer. His brother and sisters were attending school. In the 1925 North Dakota census, the entire family, seen at right, was together.
By the 1930 U.S. census, only Ronald and Vivian were living on the farm with their parents. Ronald attended rural schools, and graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1933. His father Andrew died 8 Feb 1937. In the 1940 U.S. census, only Ronald, now 25, was living with his mother Isabella on their farm. She was listed as a farm operator, and he as a family partner on the farm.
Ronald married Genevieve Anastacia Pella on 30 May 1942 in Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota. The couple had four children. In 1941, Ronald went to work in Ed Reiten's welding shop, continuing to work there as it grew to become the Melroe Division of Clark Equipment Company. He was a member of St. George Catholic Church, a committee member of the Explorer Scouts, and belonged to the American Welding Society.
Ronald died 4 Nov 1970, in a Fargo, North Dakota hospital. His funeral was held at St. George Catholic Church on 7 Nov 1970, the Rev. A.J. Massey officiating. He was buried in the St. George Catholic Cemetery, Cooperstown, North Dakota.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Ronald H. Detwiller|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} High School, 4 yr or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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