Ronald Biesterveld

Ronald Biesterveld, Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class, left Friday for Quonset Point, RI, after spending a 30-day leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Biesterveld, 612 Davis Street. 

He had returned from North Africa where he was on duty at an air base for 13 months.

Written by Harold (Diz) Kronenberg

Ronnie grew up on Bergen Avenue on the north side and was a cousin to Robert Biesterveld. He entered the Navy as a 17-year-old.