Obituaries & Tributes

Immediate Need

Prearrange Your Funeral

Contact Us

Site Search

A A A

Text Sizing

Ronald Van Sickle

Ronald Van Sickle

Tuesday, May 29th, 1934 - Thursday, December 24th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ronald Van Sickle, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Ronald Van Sickle

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Ronald's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Ronald's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Private Family Service will be held at a later date.

Ronald Eugene Van Sickle the son of Raleigh and Mildred (Brooks) Van Sickle was born May 29, 1934 on a farm near Thor, Iowa. He died on Thursday December 24, 2020 at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, Iowa at the age of 86.

He received his education in Gilmore City, Iowa where he graduated in 1952.

On June 12, 1955 he was united in marriage to Joan Raygor in Gilmore City, Iowa. Following their marriage they made their home in Rutland, Iowa where Ron worked for the county. In 1957 they moved to Estherville. Ron worked for John Morrell until his retirement. He also collected and sold antiques with his wife Joan and managed rental properties. He looked forward to his annual fishing trip “up north” with friends. After retirement he also enjoyed traveling and sight seeing with Joan.

Ron was a member of Grandview Baptist Church in Estherville.

Left to cherish Ron’s memory are his children, Richard Van Sickle, and his wife, Carolyn of Tuscon, Arizona; Robert Van Sickle and his wife, Sam of Payson, Arizona; and Susan Petersen of Estherville; eight grandchildren, Cynthia, Nick, Brad, Bryan, DJ, Dylan, Dustin and Mia; one great-grandson, Hudson; and his sister, Joyce (Harold) Entgelmeier of Humbolt, Iowa.

He has been preceded in death by his wife Joan, his parents, and siblings Marilyn Van Sickle, Donna Ober, infant sister Maxine, and infant brother Richard.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Interment

    Location
    East Side Cemetery
    Address
    ESTHERVILLE, IA 51334
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
Private Family Service will be held at a later date.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ronald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Ronald Van Sickle by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
LB

Liz Borth

Posted at 08:46pm
I am so sorry for your loss. May God’s grace wrap his arms around you and give you peace. I picture our dads together in heaven watching over us
LR

Lynn Reisner

Posted at 04:09pm
I have so many great memories of Ron, since I spent so much time with Susan growing up. I’m sending you a big virtual hug, my friend. ❤️
GH

Grace Howard

Posted at 03:27pm
SUSAN AND FAMILY
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS..

PRAYERS FOR. YOU.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Book of Memories
Proudly Serving the Communities of Armstrong, Estherville, Fenton, Graettinger, Ringsted, and Swea City
(712) 362-2646 Henry-Olson Funeral Home and Crematory
401 N. 7th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
Email: henryolsonfuneral@gmail.com
712-864-3441 Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home and Crematory - Armstrong
506 2nd Ave.
Armstrong, IA 50514
Email: henryolsonfuneral@gmail.com
515-889-2796 Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home and Crematory - Fenton

Fenton, IA 50539
Email: henryolsonfuneral@gmail.com
712-859-3919 Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home & Crematory - Graettinger
104 N. Cedar St.
Graettinger, IA 51342
Email: henryolsonfuneral@gmail.com
515-272-4242 Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home & Crematory - Swea City
408 4th Ave. West
Swea City, IA 50590
Email: henryolsonfuneral@gmail.com
712-866-1006 Ringsted