Ronald Ivan was the first-born son of John and Joyce (Pittman) Koftinow. As a young boy he developed skills to become a problem solver, negotiator, and devoted father. He served in the U.S. Army. After the Army, Ron returned to USF to complete his business degree. Beginning in 1980, Ron married Debbie Hall, passed the C.P.A. exam, finished his Masters in business from CSUS, fathered daughter Sasha and son Michael, opened his C.P.A. practice, built a home, went on school field trips and continued his love of hunting. After long tax seasons, Ron would gather family & friends and travel to many countries. His true passion was hunting with friends.
Friday’s he would share a guy’s lunch with his Turlock friends and Sunday’s family would gather for brunch. He cherished family, friends, home and his Springer Spaniels.
Ron passed Sunday, January 23,2022 at home sitting in his favorite chair. His loving wife and Springers were with him. Ron is preceded in death by his father, John.
Ron is survived by his wife Debbie, children Sasha (San Francisco), Michael (Tempe, AZ), mother Joyce (Turlock), brothers Daniel (Turlock) and Kevin (Modesto), nephews Chris (Utah) and Evan (Newman), cousins and many loyal friends.
A memorial service will be held at Allen Mortuary, 247 North Broadway, Turlock, Ca Monday, January 31, 2022, 4:00 pm.
A private burial will be held in February.
Ron’s charities included Veteran Associations, Teen Challenge, Friends of the Library, wildlife foundations, fire, sheriff & police, education and everything that made community stronger. If donations are made in Ron’s memory please select the organization of your choice to build a stronger community.
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