Ronald Rex HinesJune 26, 1926 ~ February 4, 2017 (age 90)
Ronald Rex Hines, age 90 of Wayland, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 surrounded by his family and his Lord. Ronald was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years Adeline (Modreske) Hines, his parents Roy and Ruby Hines, his sister Rita Jean, and his brother Richard. Ronald will be lovingly remembered by his children: Jim (Rhonda) Hines and Julie (Douglas) Ary; grandchildren: Heather (Fiancé Matt Racalla), Christian and Hunter Hines, Megan (George) Chittenden, and Michele Ary; brother: Phil (Sonia) Hines; sister Rose Boggs; and several nieces and nephews. Ronald proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant during the Korean War, he was awarded “Wayland Veteran of the Year” in 2000 and was an active member of the Wayland VFW Post 7581. After returning from the war he then worked at Dean Foods formally known as Pet Milk Company for 43 years. He was a member of and served as an Usher for the St. Therese Catholic Church. He enjoyed hunting with family and rooting for the Detroit Tigers throughout his life.
All who knew Ronald were blessed to learn many valuable lessons from him during his 90 years. Ronald and the love of his life Adeline always took time out of their day to lend a helping hand to others around them. We find comfort knowing that Ronald was greeted in heaven with a big hug and smile from her.
Parish rosary will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Kubiak-Cook funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2017 at St. Therese Catholic Church with Father Charles Fischer as celebrant. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will greet family and friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and also one hour prior to mass at the church on Thursday. Memorials may be made to St. Therese Church or Wayland VFW Post 7581. Please share memories and condolences with his family at www.kubiakcook.com.
St. Therese Catholic Church
128 Cedar St., Wayland MI 49348
735 S. Main St., Wayland MI 49348