Ronald Dean Nation Sr. of Granite City passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.
He was born March 10, 1940, in Jackson County, Ill., to Randall Gilmer and Thelma (nee: Macintosh) Nation. He married Audrey Laverne O’Shia Feb. 13, 1960, in Granite City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandchild; one great-grandchild; brother, Bobby Criss; and sister, Irene Norris.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Nation of Granite City; three daughters, Debbie Schmitzer of Arizona, Ronda Sanner of Granite City and Shelly (James) Collins of Ridgway, Ill.; son, Ronald (Cindie) Nation Jr. of Granite City; brother, Roger Criss of California; and sister, Joyce (Ed) Suydan of Granite City.
A memorial visitation will be held from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory in Granite City. Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.