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Face Time with Ron Murdock

Published: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Hanover Park resident Ron Murdock, 63, was volunteering at the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva when he answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Central City, Iowa

Pets? Two Yorkies named Rickie and Rosie

Who would play you in the movie of your life? I would be the only one who could handle that.

First job? Stock boy in a grocery store

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I was good with arithmetic and math, and I became an accountant.

A movie you’d recommend? “Lincoln”

Favorite charity? My favorite is Living Hope Church in Elk Grove Village. My other favorite charity is Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Hobbies? Golf

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I retired after 40 years with the accounting firm of McGladrey – 40 years to the day. I started June 1, 1971, and retired May 31, 2011. In that 40 years, I was transferred eight times: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Waterloo, Iowa, then back to Cedar Rapids, to Casper, Wyo., to Billings, Mont., to Minneapolis, Minn., to South Bend, Ind., to Chicago.

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