Ronald Joseph Metiva

(1952 - 2018)

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Ronald Joseph Metiva
1952 - 2018
Born
December 14, 1952
Saginaw, Michigan United States
Death
February 17, 2018
Home in Saginaw, Michigan United States 48603
Other Names
Hoss, lil bit
Summary
Ronald Joseph Metiva was born on December 14, 1952 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born to Elwood Metiva. He died on February 17, 2018 at Home, Saginaw, Michigan at 65 years of age.
Updated: May 03, 2021
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Born in 1952 by Marlene j craft and Elwood metiva. He had a sister and two brothers. Grew up in zilwaukee-Saginaw MI.

Joined the army in 1973 and was stationed in Texas before going to Germany.
He played Santa for a German orphanage while overseas; while the kids were in quarantine due to measles. He loved children, he would continue to play Santa up until the year he passed.

He was a volunteer firefighter from zilwaukee. He enjoyed cars and motorcycles, But loved his child most of all.

You would often see him volunteering to hand out food boxes to the poor or trying to help anyone that needed it.

His final occupation was being a school bus driver.

Diagnosed with cancer 2013
Beat it by 2024
Cancer free until 2016,
Feb 2018 passed away due to advanced throat cancer
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Ronald Joseph Metiva
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Ronald Joseph Metiva
Full name
Hoss, lil bit
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Male
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Ronald Metiva was born on in Saginaw, Michigan United States
Birth
Ronald Metiva died on at Home in Saginaw, Michigan United States 48603
Death
Ronald Metiva was born on in Saginaw, Michigan United States
Ronald Metiva died on at Home in Saginaw, Michigan United States 48603
Birth
Death
Throat cancer
Cause of death
Cremation
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Heritage
Childhood

Education

Graduated from Arthur hill high school in Saginaw michigan 1973

Religion

Roman catholic
Adulthood

Professions

Volunteer, school bus driver

Military Service

Vietnam veteran- army 1st cavalier division
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Ronald Joseph Metiva passed away on February 17, 2018 at Home, Saginaw, Michigan at 65 years of age. He was buried in Cremation. Ronald was born on December 14, 1952 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born to Elwood Metiva.

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In 1952, in the year that Ronald Joseph Metiva was born, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1961, when he was just 9 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1970, by the time he was 18 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1985, Ronald was 33 years old when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1996, he was 44 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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