REMEMBERING

Ronald J. Natelborg

1931

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2024

Ronald J. Natelborg, age 92, entered into the gates of heaven on March 19, 2024.   He was born on on April 20, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, married  Geraldine (Gerrie) Fortuin  on March 27, 1953, who survives.  Proud father of James (Robin), Rene’ Fennema, Lonnie (Bonnie) , Dean (Kathy) and Kim (Dave) Boss.  Grandfather of  18, great grandfather of  42, including Keira Fennema who met him in heaven the following day,  great-great grandfather of 1.  Survived by sisters, Dolores(John, deceased) Medema and Karen (Peter) Dannevik.  Preceded in death by parents, Richard & Sadie Natelborg.

Ronald graduated from Chicago Vocational High School in 1950, where he excelled in basketball.  He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the US Navy, where he was an airplane mechanic on the deck of the USS Midway, where he traveled the world.  Ronald was a carpenter by trade and was a member of 1st Church PCA in Lansing, Illinois, where he enjoyed singing in the choir.

Visitation for Ronald will be held on Thursday March 28, 2024, from 9:30 – 11:00 am at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 W. Taft Street, Merrillville, IN, with funeral services following. Full military honors will be rendered directly after funeral services at Calumet Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to 1st Church PCA in Lansing, Illinois.

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Karen Dannevik
Karen Dannevik
23 days ago

My hearts goes our to all of you, my neices & nephews at the loss of your dad. He is whole & in heaven now w/the Lord, at peace at last. Uncle Pete & I love you all so much. Sending you prayers & hugs, Auntie Karen Dannevik

Herman and Gayle Schutt
Herman and Gayle Schutt
22 days ago

Our sincere sympathies in the love of Jesus Christ to the whole Natelborg family. “He is risen, He is risen indeed”.

Amy Webb
Amy Webb
19 days ago

Love you Grandpa ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Visitation Details

Venue:

Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

Date:

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Time:

09:30 AM

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11:00 AM

Note:

No additional visitation notes.

Service Details

Venue:

Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

Date:

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Time:

11:00 AM

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N/A

Officiator:

No officiator information available.

Note:

Military honors will be performed at Calumet Park Cemetery

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