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“I worked with Ron for years at 3M. He was hard working and ethical and kept me on my toes. I am sorry for your loss. He was a great guy. ”
1 of 59 | Posted by: Teresa Tallman - Phoenix, AZ

“Just found out from all of the Doug watkins family Our sincere condolances. ”
2 of 59 | Posted by: nancy watkins - buras, LA

“Growing up around Ron, my memories of him are his laugh, sharp wit and sense of humor. He was good to folks and said what he thought where many of us...Read More »
3 of 59 | Posted by: Betsy Wright-Carter - Ames, IA

“Thoughts and prayers go out to his three daughters. Despite the relationship they have lost their Dad of whom they loved dearly as he did them. ”
4 of 59 | Posted by: Tiffany Williams - Knoxville, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 59 | Posted by: Tammy Prall Thompson - Carlisle, IA

“My love,thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God's arms be wrapped around you comforting you. ”
6 of 59 | Posted by: Joni Moeller Martinez - Kearney, MO

“It is hard to loose a loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this transition. ”
7 of 59 | Posted by: Lynda Fife - classmate

“I want to extend my sympathies to Ron's family. I knew Ron throughout our school years at Carlisle. Because of alphabetical seating charts, I sat...Read More »
8 of 59 | Posted by: Dawn (Adamson) Golembiewski - IL

“Elly, Lndsey, Merideth, Jack and Betty, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad and son. I was a classmate of Ron's throughout junior...Read More »
9 of 59 | Posted by: Margaret Smith - Hampton, IA

“I grew up playing sports with Ron and he was indeed a great athlete at Carlisle High School. I also played Slow Pitch softball with Ron and against...Read More »
10 of 59 | Posted by: Rick Davis - West Des Moines, IA

“I grew up in Carlisle and am about 4 years younger than Ron. I looked up to him when he was in high school as a good athlete and someone to imitate....Read More »
11 of 59 | Posted by: Jeff Finch - Grinnell, IA

“We were neighbors to Ron's family here in Knoxville. My three daughters and Ron's daughters were all playmates growing up. So sorry for your loss....Read More »
12 of 59 | Posted by: Kitty Shepherd - Knoxville, IA

“Merideth, Lindsey, and Elly I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Although you didn't want him to suffer any more, the loss of a loved one is never...Read More »
13 of 59 | Posted by: Kami Stark

“Dear Awesome Meredith and sisters, I did not know your father, but I do know that if your dad was half as amazing as all of you, he was unforgettable...Read More »
14 of 59 | Posted by: Beth Boxley - Princeton, MO

“Merideth, Lindsey, and Elly, I am so sorry for your loss. Focus on all the happy memories you have! You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 59 | Posted by: Tamie Miller - Princeton, MO

“Had great times on & off the softball field with Ron, fond memories, he will be missed. ”
16 of 59 | Posted by: Tom & Nan Mairs - SUN CITY, AZ

“Worked with Ron several years, such a hard worker, everything he did he did it with everything he had. Mainly his love for his girls. Sending love...Read More »
17 of 59 | Posted by: Elizabeth Cheriet - Knoxville, IA

“Ron was a amazing guy and I was so sad to hear of his passing. I worked with Ron for a couple of Years. We had great time playing catch put in the...Read More »
18 of 59 | Posted by: Bradley Cooper - daveport, IA

“Sending thoughts and prayers to his 3 daughters during this difficult time. May the memories you have give you comfort. ”
19 of 59 | Posted by: Sarah Gerber

“I worked with Ron for many years at 3M, I am so sorry to hear of him passing. He will be missed. ”
20 of 59 | Posted by: Twyla Flickinger - Monroe, IA

“My sympathy goes out to the Family during your time of grief. Treasure the special times spent with Ronald as you draw strength from the love of...Read More »
21 of 59 | Posted by: A friend

“Lindsey,Merideth&Elly, Always know how much your father loved and adored you girls, as everyone knows you did him. You willed God and the doctors to...Read More »
22 of 59 | Posted by: Agnes & Jr. - dsm, IA - Friend

“Jack and Betty, so sorry for your loss, may God be with you during this difficult time. jen, mike, derien and kevin jones ”
23 of 59 | Posted by: jennifer (mccullough) jones - IA

“So sorry to hear about your dad Lindsey, Merideth and Elly. He sounds like he was a wonderful man and father. You're in my thoughts and prayers ”
24 of 59 | Posted by: Megan - Omaha, NE - friend

“Elly, Lindsey & Merideth, I'm so terribly sorry to learn of the passing of your father. The bond between a parent and child can never be severed. He...Read More »
25 of 59 | Posted by: Lisa French - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly, You are in my prayers. It is so difficult to lose a parent. I hope you can find some comfort in your memories and...Read More »
26 of 59 | Posted by: Melanie Hiscocks - IA - Friend

“Lindsey, Merideth and Elly: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this sad and difficult time. God bless all of you. May...Read More »
27 of 59 | Posted by: Dan and Darla Marsh - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly we are so sorry to hear about your dad!! He has to be so, so proud of who you girls are and how beautiful each of you...Read More »
28 of 59 | Posted by: Merrill and Cindy Bancroft - IA

“Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly, as well as their families are in our thoughts at this difficult time. I am certain that your dad was very proud of the...Read More »
29 of 59 | Posted by: Emily and Chad - Knoxville, IA

“My thoughts are with you Elly and Lindsey as well as your sister Meredith. I can't imagine what a difficult time it must be. If there is anything we...Read More »
30 of 59 | Posted by: Madi Short - des moines, IA

“Prayers to all of Ron's family including the families of Meredith Ussery, Lindsey Carlson, and Elly Shaw. I can't imagine how hard the last 10 years...Read More »
31 of 59 | Posted by: Tommy & Ashley Williams - Omaha, NE

“I'm so sorry to hear this. So sorry for all of the family. Especially sorry for the loss of your father, Lindsey, Merideth and Elly. You are in my...Read More »
32 of 59 | Posted by: Sarah - des moines, IA

“My thoughts are with you, Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly. No matter how old you are or where your lives have taken you, you are all still your father's...Read More »
33 of 59 | Posted by: Tiffany Kamp - Knoxville, IA

“I am always gonna keep Ron close to my heart, day and night his family is in my prayers... Ron's parents raised him to be just who he was.. Even...Read More »
34 of 59 | Posted by: Liz Wolf - Davenport, IA

“So sorry for the loss of you dad, Lindsey, Meredith, and Elly. We will be praying for God's peace during this difficult time. ”
35 of 59 | Posted by: Ron and Kathy Wilson

“Meredith, Lindsey, & Elly - my thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
36 of 59 | Posted by: Amy Reidel - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Merideth, Elly and families;You have my deepest sympathies during this time of sadness and loss. My mom and dad wanted me to pass along to...Read More »
37 of 59 | Posted by: Amy VanGorp-Jones - Indianola, IA

“Lindsey, Meredith & Elly, we are sorry to hear of the loss of you dad. We hope you find peace, in knowing he is in a better place. Our hearts are...Read More »
38 of 59 | Posted by: Mike & Lynne - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Meredith & Elly, our hearts are with you & your families during this time of loss of your dad. ”
39 of 59 | Posted by: Mike & Lynne - Knoxville, IA

“I remember Ron. Wow! What an athlete. I'm sorry he had such a bad time in his health/life these past years. I know he loved his kids and they loved...Read More »
40 of 59 | Posted by: Kay - Carlisle, IA

“My deepest sympathy to Ron's family. Especially Lindsay Carlson and family Merideth Ussery and family Elle Shaw and family. I worked with your dad...Read More »
41 of 59 | Posted by: Nancy kingrey - knoxville, IA

“So sorry for your loss, Lindsey, Meredith, and Elly. May the Lord sustain you and your families as you mourn his loss. ”
42 of 59 | Posted by: Kelly Jo Brown - jasper, TN

“Merideth, Lindsey, and Elly, The thoughts and prayers of my family are with you on the loss of your father!! ”
43 of 59 | Posted by: Marla Kile - Princeton, MO

“I remember Ron. I'm sorry he had to spend these last years as he did. He sure had a lot to be proud of in his own athletic accomplishments as well...Read More »
44 of 59 | Posted by: Kay Fargo - Carlisle, IA

“Merideth, Lindsey and Elly; So very sorry for the loss of your dad. We will continue to keep you in our prayers. May God bless you during this...Read More »
45 of 59 | Posted by: Pearl Scurlock and Wanda Goodin - MO

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Merideth, Lindsey, and Ellie and their families, as they process the loss of their father. May God bless you all. ”
46 of 59 | Posted by: Kimberly Borges - Gallatin, MO

“My prayers are with you, Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly during this difficult time. He was a wonderful man and I have many childhood memories of him....Read More »
47 of 59 | Posted by: Sara Williams - Knoxville, IA

“Merideth, Lindsey, Elly may God bless you and your families with comfort and peace. Your father will be forever in your hearts!!! Love, Bill &...Read More »
48 of 59 | Posted by: Bill & Bronna Goodin - Princeton, MO

“Lindsey, Merideth, Elly, and families, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are so sorry you lost your dad. ”
49 of 59 | Posted by: Cheryl and Tom Fontanini - IA

“Meredith, Lindsey and Ellie I am so terribly sorry for the loss of your father. Prayers to you and your families! ”
50 of 59 | Posted by: Bobbi Karr - knoxville, IA

“My deepest condolences to Ron's daughter's who loved him always-Lindsey, Meredith, & Elly may GOD provide you all the comfort you need during this...Read More »
51 of 59 | Posted by: Randi - Lincoln, NE - friend

“Lindsey, Meredith,Elly & family I am so very sorry for the loss of of your dad/family member. I truly hope you can all find good memories to cherish...Read More »
52 of 59 | Posted by: Teresa Stittsworth - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Merideth and Elly: So sorry for the loss of your dad. Thinking of you during this most difficult time. Losing a parent is a difficult,...Read More »
53 of 59 | Posted by: Lisa Willis - Knoxville, IA

“Lindsey, Meredith, Ellie and your wonderful families. Our family is saddened to hear of your loss. He can rest on peace knowing that he left behind...Read More »
54 of 59 | Posted by: Sue and Kevin Turk - Des Moines, IA

“My condolences to his entire family including his three daughters Lindsey, Meredith, and Elli. Prayers to all as you mourn the loss of you father. ”
55 of 59 | Posted by: Mandy Hudson - Knoxville, IA

“Thoughts and prayers go out to Ron's three daughters: Lindsey, Merideth and Elly. Many memories with you all. ”
56 of 59 | Posted by: Renee Gelfond - friend

“Condolences to Meredith and her sisters. May God give you peace. May God have Mercy on those that have intentionally hurt you by leaving you out of...Read More »
57 of 59 | Posted by: Kristi Allen - princeton, MO

“Merideth, Elly, & Lindsey: I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I just can't even imagine how you must be feeling right now. May you live off...Read More »
58 of 59 | Posted by: Jen Loomis - Orange, CA

“I would like to pass on my thoughts and prayers to Ron's three daughters. Lindsey, Merideth, and Elly. May peace be you girls during this difficult...Read More »
59 of 59 | Posted by: Debbie Harms - Des Moines, IA


Ronald Eugene Anderson passed away Sunday, March 30, 2015 in Davenport, Iowa. Funeral services for Ron will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle. A visitation with Ron's family will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015 also at Peterson Funeral Home. Ronald, the son of Jack and Betty Anderson, was born February 17, 1955, in Knoxville Iowa. Ron worked for 3M in Knoxville for over 30 years. Ron was active in many sporting events while attending Carlisle High School, with many records and awards in football, basketball and baseball. Ron was nominated for the Iowa High School Hall of Fame in 2014. In his later years slow pitch ball became his passion. Ron was preceded in death by his beloved son Benjamin Joseph Anderson and his sister Teresa Doan Anderson. Those left to celebrate Ron's life are his parents, Jack and Betty; three sisters, Linda Anderson (Scott), Sherry Anderson (Jeff) and Barb Damerval (Craig). several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be directed to Genesis Hospital Hospice in Davenport, Iowa. Online condolences may be made at www.petersonfuneralservice.com

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