Ronald L. “Ron” McClellan
May 22, 1936 – May 20, 2020
Survived by wife of 62 years, Marybelle; children: Michele McClellan (Kris), Mark McClellan (Amy), Matt McClellan (Kebra), Mike McClellan (Anne) and Kristi McClellan; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Tuesday, May 26th from 4pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. SERVICES: Wednesday, May 27th, 10am, West Center Chapel to St. Thomas More Catholic Church (4804 Grover St.) for MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 10:30am. INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery with military honors. Memorials will be directed by the family.
Age 83. Passed away, Wednesday May 20, 2020, at his home in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born on May 22, 1936, in O’Neill, Nebraska, to Don and Fern McClellan.
Ron grew up in O’Neill, Nebraska, where he attended school. In November 1954, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed in England until he was discharged in 1956. He married Marybelle O’Connor, a registered nurse from Emmet, Nebraska. They moved to Omaha where Ron attended Omaha Barber College. He was the owner of Karen and Wentworth Barber Shops. From 1972 to 1983 he was the owner of Millard Dairy Queen. He then owned the Candlelight Lounge in 1984-2014. In June of 1999, Ron was a liver transplant recipient from a life-long friend of the family which extended his life another 20 years. He had a tremendous love for the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting and, most of all, deer hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Fern McClellan; brother, Bob McClellan; sister, Norma Lindberg, all of O’Neill, Nebraska. He is survived by his wife, Marybelle, of 62 years; daughter, Michele McClellan (Kris Banning); three sons: Mark McClellan (Amy), Matt McClellan (Kebra), Mike McClellan (Anne), and Kristi McClellan; nine grandchildren: Ryan McClellan, Megan (McClellan) Nekola (Jason), Connor McClellan, Cameryn McClellan, McKensie McClellan, Madison McClellan, Chance McClellan, Macy McClellan, and Sally McClellan; one great grandson, Roan McClellan, and sister, Sharleen Teal (Bob) of Cater Lake, Iowa; sister-in-law, Eunice McClellan and family of O’Neill, Nebraska.
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