Ron has been employed by Geisen Funeral Home since 1972. A 1963 graduate of Andrean High School, he attended Indiana University Northwest thereafter. Ron is a Vietnam War Army Veteran, Past-President of Merrillville Jaycees, Past-President of Northwest Indiana Funeral Directors Association and Past-President of Merrillville Breakfast Kiwanis Club. Ron is a member of the American Legion Merrillville Post 430 and a member of Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church. In his spare time, Ron enjoys fishing and shooting sports.