Ronald Joseph Gula, 66, of New Port Richey, Florida
Ronald J. Gula, 66, of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Reinbeck, Iowa, died Sunday, June 21, 2009, at the Marliere Care Center in New Port Richey, Florida. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 27, 2009, at French Hand Funeral Home in Reinbeck, Iowa, with Pastor Terry Plocher officiating. Burial will be at the Reinbeck Cemetery in Reinbeck. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the funeral at French-Hand Funeral Home. A memorial fund has been established. To view the complete obituary or to send messages of condolence, please visit our website at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.
Ronald was born November 16, 1942, in Hallstead, Pennsylvania, the son of Michael and Edith (Richards) Gula. On March 24, 1964 he was united in marriage to Daryls Behrns in Preston, Minnesota. Ronald served his country in United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, retiring with the rank of Chief Master Sargeant after 20 years of service. The couple traveled the world and retired to New Port Richey, Florida in 2003.
He is survived by his brother: Donald and his wife Linda Gula of Great Bend, PA; his sister: Dawn Franks of Great Bend, Pa.; a mother - in - law: LaVera Behrns of Traer, Iowa; and a brother - in - law: John and his wife Sue Behrns of Delhi, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Darlys; his parents: Michael and Edith Gula; and two nephews: Robert M. Franks and Gregory Franks.