HITTEL, RONALD BERNARD

Posted: April 4th, 2023

HITTEL, RONALD BERNARD January 26, 1946 March 31, 2023
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Ronald Hittel on March 31, 2023 at home in Saskatoon at the age of 77 years. Ron leaves to mourn his soulmate Debbie. Sons Tracey Hittel (Janelle) Ethan and Raea, Troy Hittel (Shelley) Sara and Joel; daughter Tara Tait (Carey) Anna and Bennett; stepdaughter Krystal Marks (Chad) and stepson Stephen Joseph (Robyn) Emma, Theo and Ryan. His sisters Bernie Domagala (Tom) and Angie Syroishka (Ron). Brothers Wayne Hittel (Shelley) and Gerard Hittel (Tammy); Sisters-in-law Brenda Figueiredo and Bonnie Harder (Ray). Brothers-in-law Bob Harder and Raymond Harder, in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. Ron was predeceased by his father Ben Hittel and his mother Ann Hittel, brother John Hittel and his sister in infancy Rosemarie Hittel. Brother-in-law Dennis Steciw. Father-in-law Jacob Harder, mother-in-law Doreen Harder and brother-in-law Timothy Harder. Ron was raised on the family farm in Mendham, Saskatchewan where he farmed with his dad and brother and was very active in the community, coaching minor baseball and curling. Ron was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus. Ron and his family left Mendham in 1989 to pursue a career with Saskatchewan Crop Insurance by moving to Saskatoon. He was very active in the curling community and joined the Nutana Curling Club in 1990 and served as President of Curl Saskatoon and on the board at Nutana Curling club. One of his proudest moments was being inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame with his hometown team the Mendham Monarchs. It was extra special because he was inducted with his two sons, Tracey and Troy, and his brother Gerard. Ron was an avid sports fan, cheering for the Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs, San Francisco 49ers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Ron wanted to say a special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at the Saskatoon Cancer Clinic and Palliative Care. Also the many volunteers from Prairie Hospice for your caring and friendship which meant a lot to him. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday April 5, 2023 at Holy Spirit Parish (114 Kingsmere Place Saskatoon). For those unable to attend please visit www.faithproductions.ca/livestream to view the service. In lieu of flowers, in Ron’s memory donations may be made to Saskatoon Cancer Clinic, Prairie Hospice or Saskatoon Palliative Care Services. Arrangements entrusted to Travis Minor – Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306) 978-5200. To share memories of Ron or send condolences please visit www.mourningglory.ca

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