Ronald J. “Ron” Peppin, age 85, of Delano, died Friday, Oct. 16 at his home up north. A mass of Christian burial will take place for immediate family only, due to COVID-19 concerns Friday, Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. at St Peter Catholic Church in Delano, MN. A video link of the service will be available on the Iten Funeral Home website. Interment with military honors follows in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano. The family will celebrate his life with a gathering next summer to laugh, share stories, and hopefully hugs as well.