Ronald E. “Ronnie” Bird, 78, of Seneca passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born March 2, 1935, on the family farm near Wauzeka. He married Dianne Zinkle on Oct. 19, 1953, in Boscobel. Together they farmed most of their lives in the Seneca area. Ronnie was an active member of St. Patrick’s Church in Seneca and served on the Seneca school board for 21 years. He belonged to the Seneca Fire Department and the Lion’s Club. He enjoyed playing on the Seneca Farmers softball team. He was the founding member of the Bird Olympic Deer Hunting Team.