Ronald Keith Bullis, age 69, of Mason City and formerly of Osage went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday October 22, 2018, at his residence in Mason City of natural causes.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Gary Gilbert officiating. Visitation will be an hour before services. Burial will be at First Lutheran Cemetery in St. Ansgar.
Ron was born March 22, 1949, in Osage, the son of Vallejo “Joe” and Katherine (Rust) Bullis. Ron lived in St. Ansgar during his early years and then moved to Osage with his parents and two younger sisters in 1954. Ron was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church. In 1967, Ron graduated from the Osage High School, where he received a letter of commendation for the National Merit Scholarships. He was a talented musician and started several rock bands during and after high school, where he was the pianist, organist and band manager. They released several recordings. Ron pursued his love of music at Saint Olaf College, in Northfield, MN, where he received a scholarship; and he later attended the University of Iowa. After college, Ron lived in Rochester, MN, where he was the manager of the Salvation Army Store. Ron then moved to Mason City.
Among those left to cherish Ron’s memory are his father, Vallejo “Joe” Bullis, of Osage; sister, Susan Bullis, of Mason City;
Ron is preceded in death by his mother Katherine Bullis, in 2007; a sister, Nancy Bullis, in 1984.
God Bless Ron’s memory.
Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home 641-732-3706