Ronald Douglas Karoub


Birth: December 17th, 1946
Death: December 11th, 2016
Age: 69 years
Residence:Gaylord, ( formerly of Bay City)
Survived By: his wife, Susan Badour Groomes who survives along with his daughter, Lori (John) Luomala of Fowlerville; and embraced Heather (Ron) Taylor, Lori (Eric) Gelder and Ryan (Shannon) Groomes all of Arizona as his own; 14 grandchildren; Jarod, Lauren, Andrew, Rachel and Emma Luomala; McKenzie and Kennedy Taylor; Hayden, Alexandria, Triton and Avery Gelder; Kaily, Austin and Isabel Groomes; his mother, Joyce Karoub, mother-in-law, June Badour; siblings; Robert (Tania) Karoub, Karen (Mike) Ricci, David (Karen) Karoub and Scott (Ginae) Karoub; several nieces and nephews.

KAROUB, RONALD DOUGLAS

Gaylord, formerly of Bay City

 

Ronald Douglas Karoub, age 69 years, died Sunday December 11, 2016 at McLaren-Petoskey.  He was born December 17, 1946 to the late Robert M. Sr. and Joyce (Harvey) Karoub in Dearborn, MI.  On October 13, 1990, Ron married Susan Badour Groomes in Bay City.  She survives him along with his daughter, Lori (John) Luomala of Fowlerville; and embraced  Heather (Ron) Taylor, Lori (Eric) Gelder and Ryan (Shannon) Groomes all of Arizona as his own; 14 grandchildren; Jarod, Lauren, Andrew, Rachel and Emma Luomala; McKenzie and Kennedy Taylor; Hayden, Alexandria, Triton and Avery Gelder; Kaily, Austin and Isabel Groomes; his mother, Joyce Karoub, mother-in-law, June Badour; siblings; Robert (Tania) Karoub, Karen (Mike) Ricci, David (Karen) Karoub and Scott (Ginae) Karoub; several nieces and nephews.

 

Ron graduated from Roosevelt High School and received his Bachelors degree from Eastern Michigan University and his Masters degree from Michigan State University,  He attended the E-Free Church in Gaylord.  Ron’s career began in teaching followed by his passion and love for golf as a Golf Course Superintendent and Turf Management. Ron enjoyed golfing, fishing, cooking, working in his yard and entertaining family and friends.

 

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, December 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel, 256 N. Madison, Bay City with Jessica Booth officiating.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the Humane Society, American Heart Association or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  Visiting hours will be Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday 10:00 AM until the time of the service in the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel.  For on-line sentiments: www.trahanfc.com

 

 

TRAHAN

FUNERAL CHAPEL

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256 N. Madison, Bay City



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