Ronald Hando

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Ronald Hando, 74, passed away February 7, 2021 in Northglenn, CO. He was born July 6,1946, in Sundance, Wyoming to Joseph Hando and Eva Alberta Fall. He started school in Newcastle, Wyoming and was very active in Cub Scouts. His family traveled to western Wyoming where he then attended school in La Barge, WY and graduated high school from Big Piney. He attended college at University of Wyoming where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Geology.

Ron married Marg Schlup on January 31, 1969, in Rapid City, South Dakota. They moved to Casper, Wyoming to start his job at an oil company. A year later they moved to Big Piney, where he worked for Belco Petroleum. Three years later they moved to Denver, Colorado where he worked for numerous oil companies and started his family.

He became very involved with his kid’s soccer activities and teams. Soccer became a huge part of his life and, with five kids playing, he was either coaching or working Bingo’s to help raise funds for tournaments.

He eventually was able to own two oil companies which was his life’s work and greatest achievement.

He is survived by his wife, Marg Hando of Colorado; his children and grandchildren, Brandon (son)Kim and Phoenix (grandson) Hando; Tyler Hando(son), Holly Gregory, Brayden (grandson), Kylie (granddaughter) and Brock (grandson) Barefoot; Amber Graves(daughter), Brent, Brynn (granddaughter), Evan (grandson), Tatum (grandson) Graves; Heather Hando (daughter), Mark Garcia, Jaidyn (granddaughter) and Kamryn (granddaughter) Garcia; Andree Hando (daughter) and Brad Humphries (grandson) ; Dillon Hando; his mother, Eva Alberta Hando; and siblings, Linda Templeman, Richard Hando, and Peggy Laurence. He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph Hando, and his son, Jason Hando.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Meridian Mortuary with Monte Hillyard officiating; interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m, Friday, February 26, 2021 at Meridian Mortuary.

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