Ronald Wink

Ronald Wink

Ronald Wink


Ronald Wink, age 81, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at the Oldorf Hospice House, Hiawatha, following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Monticello, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Pastor Dave Raemisch will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Memorials may be made to the Oldorf Hospice House.

Surviving are his five children, Rick (Michelle) Cedar Rapids, Mike (Pam), Greg (Angie), Brian, all of Monticello, Cindy (Leighton) Cady, Marion, nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Lavern (Phoung) of Stockton, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife of 59 years, Mary, his brothers, Jim and Chuck Wink, a niece, Kathy Wink, mother and father-in-law, John and Augusta Wennekamp, and sister and brother in-law, Judy (Leonard) Siepker.

Ronald Dale Wink was born Nov. 8, 1941, at Anamosa, Iowa. He was the son of Dale and Doris Eilers Wink. Ron attended school in Martelle, Iowa. Ron started working at the Anamosa Silo Company. He also farmed part-time Ron was employed at Star Buildings for 47 years. Ron Wink and Mary Wennekamp were married March 25, 1962.

Ron and Mary enjoyed going to auctions, bus trips, traveling, gardening, and square dancing, IH Tractors, woodworking, making furniture and custom metal handrails. Most of all he treasured time spent with his family.

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