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Ronald H. Mayer

Ronald H. Mayer, 55 years old, of Remsen, IA died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at his home in Remsen after a short battle with cancer. 
     Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 15, 2010, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with Rev. William McCarthy & Deacon Rick Roder officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen.  Visitation will be anytime after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2010.  There will be a parish rosary at 3 p.m., a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.
     Ron was born on Feb. 7, 1955, at Sacred Heart Hospital in LeMars, IA the son of Albert & Ethel (Freking) Mayer.  Ron was raised in the Remsen area and graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Remsen in 1973.  He then attended Northwest Iowa Technical School in Sheldon, IA taking the Power Lineman course. 
     On Oct. 18, 1975 he married Martha Staab in Remsen.  He worked for the utilities department in Paulina, Gowrie & for the past 20 years in Remsen.  He also did numerous odd jobs for various members of the community.
     Ron was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen.
     Survivors include: His wife, Martha of Remsen;  Two daughters, Ashley Mayer & her special friend Jon Reed, Amber Mayer & One grandson, Bentley all at home;  His mother Ethel Mayer of Omaha, NE;  Two brothers, Dave Mayer of San Diego, CA, Kevin Mayer & his wife Becky in LeMars, IA;  Five sisters, Brenda Goodlett, Janice Merritt & her husband Randy, Carol Mayer, Lisa Guinan & her husband Pat all of Omaha, NE, Sheryl Hall & her husband Darin of Lincoln, NE;  His mother & father-in-law, Vernon & Edith Staab of Remsen; Three sisters-in-law, Linda Hofmeister of Cedar Rapids, IA, Diane Vanderlinde & her husband Bob of Colton, SD, Pat Onken & her husband Mike of Williamsburg, IA; Three brothers-in-law, Tony Staab & his wife Nancy of Hubbard, NE, Ron Staab of West Des Moines, IA, Steve Staab & his friend Della Rae Ringel of Remsen; Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins
     Preceded in death by, his father, Albert, a sister Mary in infancy, his grandparents, One brother-in-law, Jerry Goodlett, One nephew Kenny Staab.
     Casket Bearers will be: Matt Mayer, Keegan Staab, Will & Matt Vanderlinde, Erik & Nick Goodlett.

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Martha & family, I just heard yesterday of Ron's passing when meeting with Harv in Sioux Center. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in my prayers. I always injoyed meeting with Ron every two or three months. Martha we met two or three years ago at a ...

Gary Hyatt Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Martha,Ethel,and families, I am so sorry for your loss.I can remember alot of good family times together growing up.Ron was such a nice quiet man.My sympathies to all of you.God's Blessings, Mary and Buzz Vermeer

Mary(Beckmann)Vermeer Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Kevin, Becky and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Kevin's brother. Losing someone you love is never easy, especially someone so young. Please know Ron and your entire family will be in our prayers. Eternal rest grant unto him O, Lord, and let perpetu...

Cecilia Henrich Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I want to express my sympathy to your family during this difficult time. May you be comforted in knowing that Ron is in the hands of God. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The students and staff @ St. Catherine-St. Mary's

Vicki Heeren Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Martha & family, I just heard yesterday of Ron's passing when meeting with Harv in Sioux Center. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in my prayers. I always injoyed meeting with Ron every two or three months. Martha we met two or three years ago at a ...

Gary Hyatt Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Martha,Ethel,and families, I am so sorry for your loss.I can remember alot of good family times together growing up.Ron was such a nice quiet man.My sympathies to all of you.God's Blessings, Mary and Buzz Vermeer

Mary(Beckmann)Vermeer Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Kevin, Becky and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Kevin's brother. Losing someone you love is never easy, especially someone so young. Please know Ron and your entire family will be in our prayers. Eternal rest grant unto him O, Lord, and let perpetu...

Cecilia Henrich Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

What a shock to hear of Ron's death,just letting you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers and that God will be near you in the days that lie ahead

Darren & Martha Hulst Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of this loss. I had met you Martha and your daughter Amber in the waiting room at Mercy on 7th floor. I so enjoyed visiting with you both. Your husband/father was very blessed to have such a loving wife and daughter(s) to care for him. May the memori...

Carla Augustine Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I want to express my sympathy to your family during this difficult time. May you be comforted in knowing that Ron is in the hands of God. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The students and staff @ St. Catherine-St. Mary's

Vicki Heeren Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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