Ronald Egbert

Died: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018

Funeral Service


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 22, 2018
Location: Hagele and Honts Mediapolis

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Ronald Lee Egbert, age 73, of Mediapolis, died Wednesday afternoon, August 15, 2018, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  The son of Albert and Grace Wise Egbert, he was born on January 31, 1945 in Ottumwa.  Ronald married Sandra A. Larson on February 26, 1966 in Ottumwa.


He graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1964.  Upon moving to Mediapolis in 1967, he worked as a forklift operator for J I Case.  He was of the Christian faith and was a member of the Local UAW and the NRA.  Ronald was a volunteer fireman for the Mediapolis Fire Department for over 13 years and then drove for the Mediapolis Community Ambulance and for Prairie Ridge Care & Rehab.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking, and mechanics.


His family includes his wife, Sandra; four sons, Gary & Angel DeFosse Egbert of West Point, Russ & Ronda Egbert of St. Louis, Missouri, Neal Egbert of Yarmouth, and Aaron & Laura Egbert of Greenwood, South Carolina; four granddaughters, Ellie, Emerson, Chloe, and Lucy; two grandsons, Doug & Hanna and Parker; two great grandsons, Jaxton and Oliver; a great granddaughter, Emerie; and two brothers, Gary & Mary Egbert of Albia and Jeff Egbert of Ottumwa.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Danny.


Following the fulfillment of cremation, the family will meet with friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.


Memorial gifts will benefit the Mediapolis Volunteer Fire Department.

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