In Memory of

Ronald King

February 4, 1945 - March 27, 2011
Ronald DuWayne King, the son of William and Lucille (Rasmussen) King was born February 4, 1945, in Sioux City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Quimby where he attended school and graduated from Quimby High School in 1963. Following his schooling, Ron worked for his father where he learned the electrician and plumbing trade. On September 5, 1964, he was united in marriage to Doris Regennitter. They moved to Rochester, MN where they started their family and he worked as a roofer. After a couple years, they moved back to Quimby where he worked as an electrician and plumber for many years. He also volunteered with the Quimby Fire Department for many years. He moved to Colorado for 22 years where he worked in maintenance for Ora Wheat Bakery. On July 17, 1999, Ron married Marylou Sindt in Quimby. Following their marriage, they resided in Colorado until his retirement in 2007, when they moved back to Washta to be closer to family. Ron enjoyed traveling to Colorado on hunting trips, playing pool and golf. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Ron was a caring and loving individual which was evident with his organ and skin donation which will benefit people he didn't even know live a better life through his generosity. On March 27, 2011, Ron passed away unexpectedly at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 66. He was preceded in death by his father, William "Bill" King; one son, Wade Allen King; and special friend, Don Kischer. He is survived by his wife, Marylou King of Washta, IA; mother, Lucille King of Quimby, IA; his children: Michelle (Robert) McCampbell of Washta, IA, Sherri (Kirk) Ray of Washta, IA, Paul King of Washta, IA, Aaron (Wendy) King of Quimby, IA, Shawn King of Washta, IA, Damon (Jessica) Bolles of Wayne, NE, and Cris (Megan) Bolles of Correctionville, IA; grandchildren: Cody (Rhiannon) Ray,Dillon, Nathan, Garret, and Emily Ray, Devon, MacKenzie, JaKob, Hunter, and Noah King, Taylor and Trevor King, Nyla and Zoe Bolles, and Gage and Danica Bolles; two great-grandchildren, Jack and Thomas Ray; siblings: William (Sandy) King of Vergas, MN, Joan Nelson of Branson, MO, Jan (Al) Wagner of Park Rapids, MN, Roy (Mary) King of Centennial, CO, and Julie (Chuck) Woolley of Cherokee, IA; as well as several nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
SERVICES
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus.
OFFICIATING
Father Armand Bertrand
CASKET BEARERS
Bill Foley Jr. Rick Stevenson Jack Foley Jim Stevenson Phil Wright Fred Lukins HONORARY BEARERS Ron's Grandchildren Chuck Perrin Mike Hill Joe Huck Bill Foley Sr.
VISITATION
Visitation will begin at Noon on Friday with the family present from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Friday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home
MUSIC
Organist- Charlotte Groves Vocalists- I.C. Funeral Choir
INTERMENT
Quimby Cemetery Quimby, Iowa

Condolences

Monday, April 18, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength and always remember how much you are cared about. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.”
- Michelle Shriver & family
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“we all at orwheat will miss ron a lot he was a very good man always do any thing for you. im really sorry for your lose we all loved ron. we were sad when he left the bakery .and to here this news was very sad my heart goes out to all of you ”
- roxine nixon
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“we all at orwheat will miss ron a lot he was a very good man always do any thing for you. im really sorry for your lose we all loved ron. we were sad when he left the bakery .and to here this news was very sad my heart goes out to all of you ”
- roxine nixon
Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“My condolences for Ron's passing. ”
- Patty (Nicolaisen) Glassmaker
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Julie & Family,
So very sorry to hear about Ron. Sending prayers to you and your family. God Bless you through this difficult time. ”
- Bev & Craig Simonsen
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“So very sorry to all of the family for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Janet M. Beazley
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“so sorry about your dad i didnt know him as well as most of you but im glad i got to spend as much time with him as i did he will be truely missed love all of you”
- bob mccampbell
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Michelle & Family, Please accept this brief but heartfelt expression of my sympathy on the death of your dad. I am so very sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time.”
- Laurel Nelson
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“I'm so sorry to hear of Ron's death. My heart goes out to all of you.”
- Amy M Crouch
Friday, April 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“On behalf of all the members of the Quimby Golf Club we are so sorry and you have our condolences from all of us.”
- Betty Woltman
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“No words can be said to ease your pain but just know we are thinking of you all and are thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
- Perry & Barb Slota
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT RON'S PASSING.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.VERY GOOD MEMORIES OF RON AND BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND MOM.”
- TOM EISCHEN
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Keep the memories alive. ”
- Bret & Jannele Nelson
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Rest in piece Ron, we had a lot of good times over the years, Mike & Paula Hill”
- Mike A Hill
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“I am very sorry to hear about your loss. He will be missed by many. Always remember the good times with him in your heart. ”
- Lindsay Wright
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 12:00 AM
“Tim and I offer our deepest sympathies to you all. We are going to miss Ron very much ”
- Regan A Bechtel
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