of Dexter, MI, age 83, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Chelsea Retirement Community. He was born October 31, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Matthew & Ann (Wilczynski) Kraska.

Ron attended Ford Trade School and worked 40 years with Ford Motor Company. He loved fishing and hunting. Ron enjoyed spending his time at his cottage on Halfmoon lake.

In 1959, he married Katherine Hendricks, and she preceded him in death in 1986. On February 6, 1988, Ron married Patricia O’Hagan, and she survives.  Other survivors include his son, Mark Kraska, daughter, Victoria (Neil) Lezotte of Garden City; step-children, Kevin (Anne) O'Hagan of Lincoln Park, James (Beth) O'Hagan of Livonia, Christine (James) Davis of NC; brother, Ed (Nancy) Kraska of Waterford; grandson, Patrick Lezotte; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Austin.

A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, July 3, at 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, Chelsea, Michigan with the V. Rev. Dr. William J. Canon Turner officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to UMRC Foundation, 805 W. Middle St, Chelsea, MI 48118. Arrangements were entrusted to Cole Funeral Chapel.


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