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Funeral Services for Michael Ronner to be Held Saturday at 10 A.M.

Sudbury United Methodist Church will hold the service for the Sudbury Marine; wake will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Duckett Funeral Home.

According to the Duckett Funeral Home website, funeral services for Lance Corporal Michael J. Ronner, a Sudbury Marine who was found dead on May 7 on the base of Camp Pendleton in California, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at .

The funeral home will hold the wake on Friday from 4-8 p.m.

Ronner enlisted in the Marine Corps Jan. 11, 2010 and was assigned to 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., according to a release from the Camp Pendleton Provost Marshal's Office.

His awards include the National Defense Service Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

Ronner's mother, Linda Musgrave, who now lives in Medford, is a former administrator at .

His father, Jeff, still lives in Sudbury.

Ronner attended Indiana University and studied business, his father said.

While at L-S, he ran track and was on the ski team.

"He was a classy kid," Jeffrey Ronner said. "And I want people to treat him as so."

Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents are treating the death as a suicide, the North County Times reports.

Memorial donations should be directed to Wounded Warrior Project at
woundedwarriorproject.org, or Sudbury Military Support Network, PO Box 544, Sudbury, MA 01776, www.sudburymilitarysupportnetwork.org.

ann sullivan May 15, 2012 at 05:22 PM
I hope there is a similar show of support for Michael's family and turnout for his funeral as the town showed for Lt Scott Milley. Both were heros for our country and should be shown the same respect and gratitude. Thank you for you service Michael and prayers to his family.
Robert Fucci May 15, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Ann ... I've been told the Ronner family is asking for privacy this weekend, so I'm not sure if the show of support will be as visible. I believe the support is there now, but come this weekend I'm don't think the family wants a large crowd.
Jeff Ronner May 16, 2012 at 10:40 AM
The funeral is to honor Michael's life and we would welcome all that would either like to honor him or a fallen Marine. Sincerely, His Family.
Robert Fucci May 16, 2012 at 10:46 AM
I stand corrected ... my apologies.
joanne May 17, 2012 at 12:15 AM
I certainly hope the residents of Sudbury come out to honor Michael, just as we did as a town for Scott-

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