Ronald L. Fader, 79, of Drain, Oregon, passed away September 26, 2017. Our beloved husband, dad, brother, grandpa, and best friend is now with our Heavenly Father.

Ron was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and working around his ranch. He worked for the State of Oregon Employment Division until his retirement in 1998, and was also a proud member of the Oregon National Guard.

Ron is survived by his wife of 25 years, Sandra L. Fader; his mother, Clara L. Fader of Ashland, Ore.; sisters, Judy (Roger) Chase of Lakeview, Ore., Louise Fader of Gold Hill, Ore., and Mary Jo Dallaire of Gold Hill, Ore.; his children, Becki (Darrell) Zwiefelhofer of Roseburg, Ore. and Angela (Scott) Hoernke of Clifton, Virginia; stepson, Mark (Annette) Willrett of Klamath Falls, Ore.; grandchildren, Jason Hoernke, Ciara Hoernke, Andy Zwiefelhofer, Alex Willrett, Taylor Willrett, and Ryan Willrett; and life-long best friend, Junior Dawson and his sons, Dan and Doug Dawson.

The celebration of Ron’s life will be held Thursday, October 5 at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 820 W. Kenwood St., Roseburg. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Roseburg National Cemetery, 913 NW Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg.