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Ronald Darin Sr.

Ronald Darin Sr.

Ronald D. Darin, Sr., 67, of Lenzburg, IL, born September 29, 1948 in Centralia, IL, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Highland Healthcare Center In Highland, IL. Mr. Darin was a retired coal miner who loved to hunt and fish. He also honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the United Mine Workers and also a life member of VFW Post 7710 in New Athens, IL. Ronald’s family always came first. He will be loved and missed.

Preceding him in death are his parents; Corinno and Anna Leeta (Mordini) Darin, and his father-in-law; Clarence Rohwedder.

Ronald is survived by his wife of 45 years; Jill (Rohwedder) Darin, son; Ron (Daura) Darin,Jr.,daughter; Christy (Bill Clark) Darin, sisters; Ann (Gary) Toedte and Jan (Jim) Butler, grandchildren; Daniel and Carinne Darin and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made as mass offerings to St. Agatha Catholic Church or to the VFW Post 7710 Ladies’ Auxiliary in New Athens.

Visitation: Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL

Funeral: Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Fr. David Darin officiating. In keeping with Mr. Darin’s wishes, cremation will follow services with a private burial held at a later date.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Christy – My thoughts are with you and your family during this most difficult time. I know you will be surround by friends and family, and I hope you find peace and comfort in their love. I’m so sorry for your loss.

    Posted by: Amanda Smoot – O’Fallon, IL – Friend May 25, 2016

  2. Administrator says:

    Darin Family-

    So sorry for your loss. Christy and my daughter went to Massage School together. My deepest sympathy.

    Barb (Mersman) Ascroft

    Posted by: barb ascrift – wentzville, MO – Friend May 25, 2016

  3. Administrator says:

    Always planted and grew a garden like no one else could….loved to hunt….
    He is with mom and dad now…free of his burdens..
    Will miss and Love you. ..
    LOVE JAN♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡

    Posted by: Jan & Jim Butler – Hoffman, IL – Sister May 25, 2016

  4. Administrator says:

    Christy-Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.

    Posted by: Kevin and Susan Jordan – Granite City, IL – Friend May 25, 2016

  5. Administrator says:

    Sorry for your loss. I am with you all in thought in these hard time.

    Posted by: Sandra Brainard-Chapman – Jasper, AL – Friend May 26, 2016

  6. Administrator says:

    Jill and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and as you go forward. We are sorry we can’t be with you but will be attending a combination 2nd birthday party for a great grandson and a baptism celebration for a new great granddaughter on Saturday afternoon. We will be thinking of you, Uncle Hank & Aunt Donna

    Posted by: Hank & Donna Rohwedder – Teutopolis, IL May 26, 2016

  7. Administrator says:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family on Ron’s passing. I remember him for his great smile and big laugh when we were growing up. I hope you all find peace.

    Posted by: PAUL NICKELS – Coloma, MI – Family May 26, 2016

  8. Administrator says:

    All our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! All our love to you!

    Kristina (Triefenbach) Lewis and Kyle Schlatweiler

    Posted by: A friend May 27, 2016

  9. Administrator says:


    You are one of our heroes.
    We will remember you always and miss you dearly.
    Take your Warrior’s rest for a duty well done.

    I wish to extend to members of your family my deepest sympathy on their loss.
    May the force of GOD be with them as they walk through this difficult time.
    May the loving promises of our LORD and Savior comfort them and give

    Posted by: PHIL ODOM – HOUSTON, TX May 27, 2016

  10. Administrator says:

    My deepest sympathies to the Ronnie Darin family and to his sisters. He was a good friend to all in high school, always had a great personality and sense of humor. He honorably served his country in a very tough war, I am saddened to hear of his passing,

    Posted by: Bob Braddy – Centralia, IL – Classmate May 28, 2016

  11. Administrator says:


    My thoughts & prayers are with you during this trying time, you have a very special angel watching over you

    Posted by: Mary Lee – Trenton,, IL – Acquaintance May 29, 2016

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