Valerie Lundeen Bio – Valerie Lundeen Wiki
Valerie Lundeen was the wife of Tarzan actor Ron Ely. She was Miss Florida USA (1981) and a Miss World finalist. Ely is best known for playing the lead role in the 1966 Tarzan TV series. He also played the role of Doc Savage in “Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.”
Valerie Lundeen Age
Lundeen was 62 years old.
Ron Ely’s Wife Valerie Lundeen
Valerie Lundeen married actor Ron Ely on March 10, 1984. Ely was previously married to his first wife Cathy. They tied the knot in 1959 before the couple separated in 1961.
Valerie Lundeen Children
Valerie Lundeen and actor Ron Ely have three children, Kirsten Ely, Kaitland Ely, and Cameron Ely.
Lundeen featured in photos on her children’s social media accounts. In a 2016 Facebook post, her daughter Kirsten Ely wrote, “I am thirty. She is almost sixty. Half her age. Lucky to be almost half the woman she is. mother. mama. mother earth. mama moon. my own personal goddess. 💕🦄🔮 thank you for teaching me to take care of myself inside (self-love! #thefutureisfemale ) + outside (your skincare routine has become mine… thank you for the secrets!). One of my purposes in life is to continue down the path that you have started… that you have forged… and to find new uncharted territory. Thank you, momma. And her momma (love you, Maggie). And Maggie’s momma (thank you, Nahmama). Thank you for this legacy of women… I hope to make you all proud.”
Valerie Lundeen Death
On October 15, 2019, Ron Ely’s wife Valerie was found murdered at the Hope Ranch residential community along the Santa Barbara coast where the couple lived.
According to Lt. Erik Raney, spokesman for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a call for help after 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of Mariposa Drive in Hope Ranch. When they arrived, deputies located an elderly woman who had been stabbed to death. Shortly thereafter, the suspect was found hiding in the same home as the victim. And when deputies approached the suspect, he allegedly threatened them with a weapon and was fatally shot. The suspect has been identified as Ron Ely’s son Cameron Ely.
Lundeen and Ely previously lived their home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, but the couple sold the property on Casale Road in 1987.