Ronald Roy Joslyn

January 12, 1933 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 87)


Ronald Joslyn, 87, of Bemidji, MN died Friday, March 6, 2020 at Havenwood Care Center, Bemidji.

Private family services will be held.

Ronald Roy Joslyn was born January 12, 1933 in Bemidji to Wilburn and Essey Joslyn. He grew up in Bemidji and graduated from Bemidji High School. He worked for Spaulding Motors and while working their he raced cars. On October 3, 1970 he married Rae Arliss Braman. He operated a mechanic shop in Cass Lake and during this time they bought a farm in Guthrie. He raised beef cattle and had horses. Ron enjoyed going to boxing matches in Cass Lake and the cities. He was really into car racing and hunting with his son-in-law, James Bettin Sr.

He is survived by his daughters, Sandra (John) Evans of St. Cloud and Sue (Jim) Bettin of Park Rapids; numerous grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Tim Rognstad and Mike Rognstad and brothers, Darwin D. Joslyn, Earl Joslyn, Chester E. Joslyn and Leslie “Bud” Joslyn.

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