Was born on Feb. 6, 1940 in Harrisburg, PA to Gregory and Kathleen Sweet. Ronald left this earth on Dec. 10, 2012. in Roseville, CA. At a very young age Ronald's family moved to San Francisco, CA. He married Irene Santana in 1971, and had a son named Mark. Later in life he married his high school sweetheart Nancy (Salvi) in 1976 and join her family with her sons Ken and Dan Salvi. Ronald is survived by his loving wife Nancy of Roseville, CA; his sons Mark (Aileen) Van Keuren of Pittsburg, CA; Ken (DeNay) Salvi of Roseville, CA; Dan (Lisa) Salvi of Hawthorne, NY; his brother Jack (Linda) Van Keuren of Placerville, CA; 4 grandchildren Jennifer, Lindsay, Emily, and Lauren Salvi, a host of nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, brother James Van Keuren, brother Dan Van Keuren, sister Mary Helen Tolar, nephew Kenneth Michael Larmey, niece Debra Ann Larmey-Lopez, and great nephew Angelo Michael Arteche. Services will be held on Saturday Dec. 15, 2012 at at 2pm at Lambert Funeral Home, at 400 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, CA. A reception will follow after the services at Lamberts. Lambert's phone number is 916-783-0474. In lieu of flowers, the family ask if you would keep cherished memories of Ron in your hearts.