Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Ronald R. Valdivia, 85 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018.  He was born September 27, 1933 in Gary to Reginald and Jewell (West) Valdivia.  Ron served our country as a Navy Chief for 16 years.  He was a popular and well liked Electrician at Porter Memorial Hospital for many years.  Ron was an avid cyclist and enjoyed going across the country with his wife and friends.  He was known as a man who could fix anything and loved to help others.  He will be missed by many friends and family.  On January 16, 1993 in Chesterton, Ron married Jeraldine Anderson, who survives, along with his children: Lewis Wayne (Debra) Valdivia, Linda (Eric) Walker; step-children: Kim Sessa Moore, Cheryl Highlan; grandchildren: Adam (Kerry) Walker, Erica Mitchell, Brent (Rachel) Walker, Tim (Stacy) Valdivia; 11 great grandchildren; and sisters: Gloria Boyce and Sandra (Charles) Wiseman.  He was preceded in death by his father, Reginald Valdivia, mother, Jewell Plank, and son, Ronald D. Valdivia.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12 noon at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with visitation from 10:00 AM until the time of service.  Burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or American Greyhound.

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