Obituaries

Obituaries

Ronald E. "Ronnie" Christian 1949 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Ronald E. "Ronnie" Christian, 58, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery.Mr. Christian died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Eventide Convalescent Center in Topeka.He was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Lawrence, the son of Harry Lester and Idella Cox Christian. He attended Lawrence schools and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1967. He attended Kansas University. Mr. Christian joined the U.S. Navy on June 24, 1968, and was honorably discharged. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad for two years. He worked with his father building houses and managing rental properties and also worked at Checkers Foods from 1997 to 2002. He belonged to 4-H and Future Farmers of America and raised livestock. He attended Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship in Lawrence.Survivors include an aunt, Evelyn Christian, Lawrence, and many cousins. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Cottonwood Inc., sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Christian.