In Memory of

Ronald Clair Woolston

June 19, 1936 - October 19, 2018
From: Milford, IA
Ronald Clair Woolston

Ronald Clair Woolston

Born: June 19, 1936
Died: October 19, 2018
Age: 82

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In Lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Ronald's name.

Ronald Clair Woolston, the son of Jesse and Florence (Burgeson) Woolston was born June 19, 1936, in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area where he attended school and graduated from Sutherland High School.

     Ronald enlisted into the U.S. Army and served until his Honorable Discharge in 1956. He married Marlene Munson and to this union two children were born. They later divorced. He married Irene Mengel on June 3, 1974, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; she passed away in 2008. He then married Eleanor Watson on December 10, 2011, in Milford, Iowa. 

     Ronald farmed his entire life. He enjoyed working on the farm, watching sports on TV, and especially spending time with family. He was a member of Maple Grove Church in rural Sutherland.

     Ronald passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Spencer Hospital at the age of 82. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Irene; and one brother, Ken.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Eleanor of Milford, IA; two children: David (Kris) Woolston of Sutherland, IA, and Stephanie Mortimore of Lennox, SD; two grandchildren: Jennifer Thompson and Lindsay (Jordan) Hoy; three great-grandchildren: Madilynn, Carlie, and Payton; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 22, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Michael Hyde
Steve Biedenfeld
Ron Hegel
Lyle Witte
Jordan Hoy
Mark Shriver
Ron Krager
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"Old Rugged Cross"
by Michael Hyle

Musical Selections:
"In The Garden"
"Angels Among Us"
Oakland Cemetery
Peterson, Iowa


Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 8:03 AM
“I am so sorry to hear of your loss, all of you. May God's grace be your strength over the next few days and beyond.”
- Lori Steele-Hubin
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 12:22 PM
“• It’s terrible to hear about your loss and we express our sincere sympathy to you and your family”
- Jeff & Rolle Burgeson
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 3:09 PM
“As a classmate and friend for over 70 years, I, Along with Charles would like to express our heartfelt condolences to you Eleanor and families in this time of loss. Blessings from above be with you.
Alice (Phillips) and Charles Lanham”
- Alice and Charles Lanham
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 2:23 PM
“I am saddened and sorry to hear of Ronnie' s passing. You have my condolences in your loss.”
- Donald Case
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10:37 AM
“Dear Eleanore, I am very sorry for your loss! You are a bright shining Star and I know you will miss him greatly! My Peace and Love to you!!! ”
- Bev Salton Dudziak
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:58 AM
“I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of Ronald Woolston. There will come a time when death and mourning will be no more. (Revelations 21:3,4) This is what our loving God, Jehovah has promised. We also have the hope of seeing our loved ones again. (John 5:28,29) May those verses bring you some comfort in your time of mourning. ”
- Marie Mile
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:58 AM
“So sorry for your loss Eleanor. He was one nice man and we will all miss his sense of humor and him as a person. I'm praying for all of you!”
- Joyce Wilson
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:58 AM
“Dear Steph, Dear Woolston´s - We are very sorry about your loss and hope Ronald had some bearable last days. We send you good thoughts and the power to get through this hard time. -- Best Katrin, Gabi & your Family from Germany”
- Katrin & Gabi
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:54 AM
“Sorry for your loss. ”
- Ann Leonard Metivier
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:54 AM
“Sorry to hear about Ron.please accept our condolences.”
- Richard Burgeson
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:11 PM
“Steph, David, Kris, Eleanor & families, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts as you are going through this horrible time.

- Sandi Devine
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