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Ronald Lee Benedict

June 11, 1949 May 10, 2016
Ronald Lee Benedict
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Obituary for Ronald Lee Benedict

Ronald Lee Benedict, 66, son of Everet & Sylvia (Grossbeck) Benedict, was born June 11, 1949 in Lorimor, Iowa.  He passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at his home in Panora.
Ronald graduated from Stuart High School.  He started out working in construction.  He then worked at the Progression Foundry in Perry for 12 years.  He then went back into construction work.  He was a licensed electrician, plumber, & welder.  In 2007, he fulfilled a dream when he & Crystal opened their own business.  On May 31, 2008, he married the love of his life, Crystal Coe, in Stuart, Iowa.  He retired in 2011 due to his injuries he received in a truck accident.
Ronald enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping, being in his shop, he was very creative, picking on his grandchildren, he enjoyed being outdoors, singing to Crystal, dancing, and listening to country music. 
He is survived by his wife, Crystal Benedict of Panora; son, Ronnie (Lisa) Benedict of Guthrie Center; three grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild with another on the way; brothers, Harold Benedict of Oregon; and Michael (Tamy) Benedict of Bagley; sisters, Jean (John) Wright of Minnesota; Lorral (Ron) Rinner of Yale; Kathryn (Red Lowe) Hupp of Panora; Esther Sommers of Des Moines; Cynthia Norton of Oregon; Barbara Carstens of Missouri; and Deborah Ruggless of Des Moines.  He was preceded in death by his parents, son Wade, granddaughter Jessie, and brother Doug.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Twigg Funeral Home, Panora.  Burial will be in the Monteith Cemetery, rural Guthrie Center.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

14

May

12:00 PM 5/14/2016 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 5/14/2016 1:00:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

14

May

1:00 PM 5/14/2016 1:00:00 PM - 1:45 PM 5/14/2016 1:45:00 PM
Twigg Funeral Home - Panora

219 E. Main
Panora, IA 50216

Twigg Funeral Home - Panora
219 E. Main Panora 50216 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Monteith Cemetery Final Resting Place

Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Guthrie Center 50115 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

AC/GC Athletic Department

Attn: Steve Smith
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
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