Ronald G Skogstad Was born 4-24-1932 in Minot, North Dakota. He graduated from Minot High School and the University of North Dakota Fargo, with a degree in Engineering. Ron is survived by wife Phyllis and four daughters, Sue, Cathy, Teresa, and Rhonda. His grandchildren Jeff, Nick, Rick, Mike, Laura, Kyle and Kira were his pride and joy. Ron enjoyed the outdoors, especially kayaking and skiing.He loved to play golf and had a passion for being on the water and travel. Ron raised his four daughters in Minneapolis, MN. He then decided to pack up the family and head west to California. He spent many memorable years at his house on Lake Tahoe where the grandkids would visit and enjoy the lake and the mountains.He eventually retired from work, left behind his snow shovel and headed down the hill to Sacramento to live out his golden years. Ron had a strong relationship with God and was always involved with the church. Ron loved the lord and was always excited to share his faith. Friends and family would always comment on Ron's happiness and his insatiable appetite for life!