|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1989|
|Death: ||May 7, 2012|
Lance Corporal Michael J. Ronner, United States Marine Corp, of Sudbury, died unexpectedly Monday, May 7, 2012 at Camp Pendleton, California. He was 22. The son of Jeffrey Ronner and Linda Musgrave. Michael was raised and educated in Sudbury having attended Sunnyhill Preschool, Josiah Haynes Elementary School, Ephraim Curtis Middle School, and Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Michael worked as a Lifeguard all through high school at Atkinson and Longfellow Pools and also worked part time at McDonald's. He attended Indiana University and entered the United States Marine Corp in January 2010 to serve his country and learn Marine values. Stationed at Camp Pendleton he held the rank of Lance Corporal and served as a Data Technician.
Michael possessed a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh, especially with his many impressions. He had a ready smile with a twinkle in his eye that captured the hearts of those who knew him and he was sensitive to the needs of others. He was fluent in Spanish and had a passion for adventure, enjoying skiing from the age of 3 years, snowboarding, many trips to Steamboat Springs,Colorado, summers at Omni Camp in Poland Springs, Maine, and time spent at his family's Martha's Vineyard home. He hiked the Grand Tetons for a month with 9 other teenagers from across the country when he was 14 years old and loved to travel visiting Germany, Italy, Canada, and numerous states around the country. He loved music, his car and motorcycle, his dogs, Riley and Murphy, and was an avid Patriots, Celtics, and Red Sox Fan who attended many of their games.
In addition to his mother and father he leaves his stepmother, Lisa Ronner and his step father, Peter Swanepoel; step brothers Quintin and Heinrich Swanepoel and
Maxwell Haines. He was the grandson of Charlie and Toni Musgrave, and John and Phyllis Ronner, and is also survived by numerous aunts uncles and cousins.
New Town Cemetery
Created by: AngelWings
Record added: May 15, 2012
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