James Price Ronnow, age 77, died Saturday, December 15, 1990, at the Salt Lake City LDS Hospital.
He was born July 31, 1913 in Pioche, Nevada to Daniel J. and Dorothy Price Ronnow. He married Vilda Bulloch, November 10, 1937, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Reared and educated in Panaca, Price attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and graduated from Southern Utah State College, Cedar City. He served his country in the Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Price has held many positions of leadership. Bishop of the Panaca Ward and counselor in the Reno Stake Presidency, then president of the Reno Stake in Reno, Nevada for fourteen years. He held positions of leadership in the communities in which he lived. He was president of the Rotary Club, always active in the Boy Scouts of America and was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He served on the Bloomington Town Council.
Price owned and operated the Ronnow Mercantile in Panaca, Nevada. The family later moved to northern Nevada residing first in Fallon, then moving to Reno, and coming to Bloomington in 1971. Price was associated with New York Life Insurance Company and American Family Center and Life Assurance Company. He attained status in both companies, serving on the Agents Advisory Council of New York Life, member of the Million Dollar Round Table for many years and continually attained President's Club status.
Surviving family members include his wife, Vilda, St. George; two daughters and one son, Gretchen Ronnow, Flagstaff, Arizona; Mary Ronnow Grow, St. George; Allan Ronnow, Owasso, Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Lane Ronnow, Ogden, Utah; Clark Ronnow, Phoeniz, Arizona; Marilyn Lindstrom, Logan, Utah. He was preceded in death by a son, David James Ronnow.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 20, 1990, 2 p.m., Bloomington LDS 7th Ward Chapel, 3519 Manzanita Road. Friends may call at Metcalf Mortuary, Wednesday evening, 7-8 p.m. and on Thursday at the chapel, 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to services. Interment: St. George City Cemetery, under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.
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