In Memory of

Ronald Wayne Potter

November 13, 1934 - September 16, 2019
From: Fostoria, IA
Ronald Wayne Potter

Ronald Wayne Potter

Born: November 13, 1934
Died: September 16, 2019
Age: 84

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    Ronald Wayne Potter, the son of Dwight and Edith (Batt) Potter, was born November 13, 1934 in Algona, IA.  His childhood years were spent in Algona, IA and later Burt, IA until 1944. They moved to Fenton, IA in 1949, where he received his education, graduating from Fenton High School in 1952.  After his schooling, he moved to Emmetsburg, IA.

     Ron married Annette Fry on June 26, 1955 in Emmetsburg, IA.  The first years of their marriage, Ron worked at Arnold Motor Supply in Algona, IA, a machine shop that his father owned for 7 years and a towing equipment business in Pocahontas, IA.  They moved to Spencer, IA in 1967 and later Fostoria, IA from 1970 to present, where he worked at Corn Belt Power for 29 years until retiring in 1996.  He was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Spirit Lake, IA.  Ron and Annette enjoyed camping and their membership in the Good Sam Camper’s Club. He also enjoyed model rail roads and showing his Ford Model T car at various car shows.

     Ronald passed away at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake, IA on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the age of 84.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Shirley Swanson; a brother, Dean; twin grandchildren: Allison and Staci; and a grandchild, Grace.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Annette of Fostoria, IA; his children: Richard Potter of Newport News, VA, Kenneth and Vanessa Potter of Milford, IA and Charlene and Pete Stallman of Everly, IA; four grandchildren: Stefanie, Danielle, Ashley, and Emily; six great-grandchildren: Ashlyn, Shane, Canon, Maddie, Leighton, and Rylee; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will take place 1:30 P.M.,  Friday, September 20, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Jennifer Hesebeck
Leonard Fry
Pete Stallman
Tyler Sander
Jim Bockman
Paul Heller
Milton Steven
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"Go Rest High On That Mountain"
"Who Left The Door To Heaven Open"
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:56 AM
“So sorry for your loss from our family to yours”
- Penny Baschke
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:36 AM
“My condolences to Ron's Family. ”
- Deb Wilcox
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:36 AM
“Annette and family we had a lot of good memories with the family our thoughts and prayers for the family betty olesen”
- betty olesen
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 8:56 PM
“I am so sorry for your loss. I learned a lot from Ron. What an amazing guy! ”
- Craig Poulsen
Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6:27 PM
“Nettie and family,
Sorry for your loss. May your wonderful memories help you thru this difficult time.”
- Jo & Leon Stoermer
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