Ronald was born March 2, 1951 in Little Falls, MN to Walter and Ann (Mihalik) Koczur.  He attended school in Upsala.  Ron served in the US Navy.  On May 20, 1978 he was united in marriage to Nancy Stachowski in Minneapolis, MN.  They made their home in Minneapolis before moving to Rice, and later Albany. Ron worked as a truck driver and was an avid fisherman.

Ron is survived by his wife, Nancy of Albany; Sons, Jason (Elaine)Koczur of Lakeville, MN, and David (Karey) Koczur of Chicago and three grandchildren, JT, Amber and Emma; Brother and Sister, Greg (Ginny) Koczur of Colstrip, MT, and Judy (Dave) Moonen of Holdingford. He is preceded in death by his parents.