Ronald Frank Tarr passed away suddenly on October 25, 2014 in Ponoka, Alberta at the age of 65 years. Ron was born on August 26, 1949 in Whitewood Saskatchewan to Katie and Frank Tarr three years after his sister Muriel. Ron leaves behind his mother Katie Moebes, sister Muriel O’Hagan and wife Sharon Tarr. He is survived by his daughters Pamela Tarr (Lawrence Trebick), Michelle Tarr (Darryl Green) and Angela Lindemann (Jeffrey Lindemann), and Tarra Tarr (Tahner); step-daughters Patti-Jo Kinney, Tammi Rees (Andrew Rees), Erin Figueiredo (Bryan Figueiredo), Meredith Kinney, Amanda Hudon (Dustin Hudon), and Charlene Kinney (Michael Kelbert); 16 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many other extended family members.As a child, Ron’s family lived in several small towns in Saskatchewan and Alberta before settling in Regina. As a young man, he moved to Edmonton to work as a welder on high rise buildings. He also had a need for speed and built and raced cars at Edmonton International Speedway before settling in Ponoka. He worked with his father and mother at Hobbema Motors in Hobbema, Alberta as a mechanic. When his father passed he took over the family business and bought a small acreage outside of Ponoka. Ron loved horses, hunting, fishing and mechanics and had two businesses on his acreage, Eastside Auto and Liberty Quarter Horse Ranch. He decided to move the business home to spend more time with his family. Later on in his life, Ron drove the school bus for the Wolf Creek School Division and continued to his passing. His Memorial Service was held on Saturday, November 1st at 2:30 p.m. at the Ponoka Funeral Home with the Interment Service following at Forest Home Cemetery. Donations can be made online to the Foundation for Childhood Obesity or the Canadian Health and Stroke Foundation. Thank you to the Ponoka Ambulance, Fire Department and the doctors and nurses at Ponoka General. To express condolences to Ron’s family, please visit www.womboldfuneralhomes.com.
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