Klamath Falls, OR-
Ronald “Ron” George Biberthaler
Ronald “Ron” George Biberthaler went home to be with his Lord on December 30,2011, In Klamath Falls,Or.
Ron,better known as “Ronnie” to many of his friends was born on June 21st,1935 in Meridan ,Connecticut to Max and Alvina (Krebs) Biberthaler.The family owned a small milkglass factory (Lornita Glass) in Connecticut,until his father was offered the “Presidents” position at Viking Glass Company in New Martinsville,Wva.Ronnie was 8 yrs. old when the family moved to Wva.Ronnie had a love for music of all kinds,and was a collector of records.When he was 16,he worked for a Record Company after school.He met his wife, “Jacquelyn Cecil” when he was also 16,they married in Paden City,Wva on December 27,1957. Ronnie joined the Army,and spent 1 year as a PVT,active duty.After serving active duty,Ronnie and Jackie packed up and moved to Burien,Wa.Ronnie re-joined the Army and spent 6 years in the Reserves as a Mess cook,and ranked as a “Corporal”.After his discharge from the Army,Ronnie opened up his own recording studio, WASP records in Tacoma,Wa in 1963.He recorded several local artist around the Seattle area,and having once met Loretta Lynn,and Elvis Presley,he then took on a hobby as a beer can collector,Belonging to the organization known as, BCCA (Beer can collector’s of America)Ronnie was very talented ,and a creative thinker.He was known as Mr. B to everyone,due to how hard his last name was pronounced .He was also well known for his Crazy sense of Humor like none you’ve ever seen.This is what made him “Unique”.He coached Girls Softball in the 70′s,and later Opened up his own business on the Oregon coast,operating a Roller Skating Rink, with his wife Jackie.One of Ronnie’s talents was his gourmet cooking,along with Chinese cooking.He had a gift for how he could prepare such a massive feast,and loved to cook for everyone.He learned to cook Chinese food by talking with the “Chinese” cooks in downtown Chinatown,Seattle.They had their back doors open,and Ronnie was very outgoing enough to walk right in and ask the right questions,and they showed him all the arts of their Cuisine.Ronnie is survived by his wife Jackie Biberthaler,Klamath Falls,Daughter and son in-law; Jeannine & Eric Beezley,Klamath Falls. Son,Ronnie Biberthaler Jr.& Nica Of Ravensdale,Wa. Daughter: Teri Jurief,Daytona Beach,Fla;Grandchildren: Charlene Wilson,Tyler Jackson,Breana Jackson,Kyel Beezley,Treven Beezley. Great-Grandchildren;Asia Desir,Neo Williams and Juan Belk.Sister’s Anita Methvin,Gig Harbor,Wa, Lorna and Husband Bob Hodgson.Brother,Armin Biberthaler,Fresno,Ca.
Ronnie has Many Neices,and Nephews whom he loved very much.He also leaves behind his other ‘Family” Plum Ridge Marquis care.Each and every one of these people dedicated their daily lives to making sure Ronnie had everything he needed,from a Hot dog at Dairy Queen,to Home cooked meals that employees would bring to him.His passing has left a HUGE void in the lives he touched.Thank you to all the employees at Plum Ridge,you went above and beyond!
Ronnie’s final resting place is at Eagle Point National Veteran’s Cemetery,Eagle Point,Or. A Formal Military service was presented on January 11,2010.Inturnment followed thereafter.