Ron Heiter, 56 of Freeman, S.D., died Monday, Nov. 20. 2017 in a semi-truck accident north of Marion, S.D. A Gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home in Parker, S.D.
Ronald Eugene Heiter was born on Sept. 22, 1961 at Mitchell, S.D. to Vernon and Elaine (Gossel) Heiter. He lived with his family near Parker before moving to Kaylor, S.D., where he graduated from Scotland High School in 1979. After high school he served in the S.D. Army National Guard. On July 2, 1993 he was united in marriage to Tami Shadbolt at Alexandria, S.D. They lived in Emery before moving to Freeman. He was a partner in Heiter Trucking and for the last few years drove for Stern Oil Co.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Tami; two children: Laura Reynolds (fiancée Russell Covey), Freeman and Adrien Heiter (fiancée Kellie Winckler), Emery; three grandchildren: Austin, Skyler and Kayleigh; his mother, Elaine Heiter, Emery; a brother, Ralph Heiter, Emery; a sister, Linda Bassett, Emery; and a nephew, Cody Bassett, Emery. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister and brother in infancy.