Ronald R. "Dice" McBride

Ronald R. "Dice" McBride of Hartford passed away peacefully, following a four-year battle with cancer, on Feb. 4, 2007 at age 56.

Ron served with the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

He was an employee of Harley-Davidson and a long-time HOG member.

He was the loving husband of Cheryl (nee Vegter) for 36 years; special dad of Heather (Paul) Arnsden and Erik McBride; best buddy and grandpa of Justin; beloved son of Russell and Geraldine McBride; dear brother of Sandra (Dale) Larsen, Dennis and Gary; son-in-law of Gerald and Betty Vegter; and brother-in-law of Karen (Richard) Luebke.

He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007 from 2-6 p.m. at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 1875 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield, with the funeral service to follow at 6 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Kathy Hospice and the cancer care staff at Medical Associates.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family.