Ronald Lee Wilhelmson 70 of Gig Harbor Washington passed away on March 29th of natural causes at Tacoma General Hospital.
Ron was born January 24th, 1949 in Fort Morgan, Colorado and graduated from Fort Morgan High School. Ron received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Northern Colorado in 1972 and taught Collage Art Classes there until entering the Air Force July of 1974. He was a transport pilot on the C141 for 7 years; and subsequently became a reservist and Commercial Airline Pilot for NW Airlines on the 747-200. After 37 years of flying Ron called it quits in 2011.
Survivors include his wife of 18 years Anderson Flight Wilhelmson; stepson Antony Franklin Klein; Nephew Reggie Wilhelmson, Niece Rhonda Wilhelmson; and Nephew Robert Wilhelmson.
A celebration of life will be held May 11th from 2pm-6pm at the Gig Harbor Eagles. In lieu of flowers donations to the Humane Society would be much appreciated.