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home : obituaries : obituaries Monday, May 30, 2016

12/7/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Louis K. Ronnfeldt
Louis K. Ronnfeldt, 73, of Camanche passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at his home.

In following his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held 3-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.

A memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Honorary pallbearers will be Renny Platt, Billy Rogis, Gilbert Diercks, Gary Schroeder, Wayne Johnston and Jim Schnier.

  Louis was born at a farm near Hauntown Sept. 11, 1940, the son of Raymond and Gladys Gradert Ronnfeldt. He attended Miles Schools.

Louis served in the National Guard for over five years with six months of active duty.

He married Patricia Klahn Feb. 15, 1964, in Muscatine. He had been employed at Allied Structural Steel, Elmwood Dairy, had farmed for several years and was an electrician until his retirement.

Louis enjoyed sports, but he especially enjoyed watching his children's and grandchildren's athletic functions. He had been a member of the Northeast Athletic Boosters and the Eagle Club. He enjoyed playing cards and all the friendships he made while doing so.

Louis is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, L. Kenneth (Tami) Ronnfeldt of Lemont, Ill., Jennifer (David) Lange of Goose Lake, Julie Ronnfeldt of Clinton and Kurt (Katie) Ronnfeldt of North Liberty; grandchildren, Ben and Nate Lange and Kyler and Kendall Ronnfeldt; step-grandchildren, Charlie (Kelsey) Lange, Kenny Lange and Holly (Jay) Pickett; step-great granddaughters, Sophie Lange and Kaitlyn Pickett; a sister, Jenean Eickert of Miles; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joyce; and a brother, Leon.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Clinton County Special Athletes or Northeast Athletic Booster Club.


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