Ronald Eugene Koop |

Ronald Eugene Koop

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Ronald Eugene Koop, 54, passed away March 29, 2009, at his residence in Silt.

He was born Nov. 19, 1954, to Lawrence and Irene Koop.

Ron was a Russian linguistics interpreter for the U.S. Navy for 20 years.

Survivors include his mother; sisters Gwendolyn McDevitt of Brighton, and Gayle (Andrew) Linch of Westminster; eight nieces and nephews, a great niece and nephew as well as many friends.

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Ron was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be held from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 and from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grand Junction with the Grand Valley Combined Honor Guard officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Callahan Edfast Mortuary.

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