Details announced for Ron Mason funeral

EAST LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – He was a legendary Michigan State Spartan hockey coach and thousands of people are expected to pay their last respects to Ron Mason Thursday.

The former head coach and MSU athletic director died suddenly early Monday morning.

His family is inviting the public to come to Munn Arena Thursday for the visitation and funeral.

The visitation begins at 11:00 a.m. and the funeral will follow at 2:00 p.m.

The Michigan State University Police are asking people to park in Parking Ramp 5, located behind the Communication Arts Building. Shuttle service to Munn Ice Arena will be available from the parking ramp.

6 News is planning to carry the funeral live on beginning at 2:00 p.m. That livestreaming will be available if conditions inside Munn Arena allow.

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