Ronald Allen Hazard

Ronald Allen Hazard, 91,  was born on September 1, 1929 to Thomas and Lillian (Szczypinski) Hazard in Chicago, Illinois.  He was united in marriage to Joan McClure on September 29, 1950.  Ron proudly served in the US Air Force.  After graduating from UNL he worked for the Nebraska Dept of Roads until he started his own civil engineering and survey corporation. During his lifetime he worked for many municipalities in SE Nebraska as a City or County Engineer.  He was involved with many little theatres and sang in church choirs.  He passed away Jan. 6, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Joan; daughter, Marianne Thomas; and grandson, Travis Henry. 

Ron is survived by his daughter, Maureen (Michael) Henry of Thompson IA;  six grandchildren, Christine (Tom) Von Dorn of Papillion NE, David Simmons (Ashley Potter) of Silver City IA, Jamie (Becky) Thomas of Persia IA, Laura Thomas (Jimi Sode) of Kansas City MO, Zach Henry of Valentine NE, and Keirstan (Ben) Welch of Chanute KS; seven great-grandchildren. 

A memorial fund has been established. 

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