Ronald K. Heikkinen

ATLANTIC MINE – Ronald K. Heikkinen, 82, of Flushing, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

Ron was born on July 12, 1934, in Atliantic Mine, the son of Emil and Helia (Rautio) Heikkinen.

He married Barbara Bleau on August 31, 1956. Ron and Barb have four children, Gerald (deceased), Linda and Lori (twins) and Lisa.

He attended the Atlantic Mine Grade School and eleven grades at Jeffers High School.

He retired from GM Truck Assembly in Flint after 30 years of service. He was also a carpenter and wood crafter.

Ron is survived by his wife, Barbara of 60 years; Gerald (Pamela) Heikkinen and children, Melissa Heikkinen, Brianna (Heikkinen), Jordan Johnson, Jessica (Heikkinen), Jacob Hadden, Brandon Heikkinen and Sarah Heikkinen; Linda and Terrence LaJeunesse and children, Jacob (Anne), Alice and Samantha; Lori (Michael) Powers and children, Erika, Elissa and Evan; Lisa (Timothy) Crandell and children, Holly and Jamie. Ron is survived by his brother, Harold of Atlantic Mine.

Brothers, Jacob and Keith are deceased.