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Ronald G. Iverson

December 18, 1946 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 70)
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A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on August 20, 2017

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A candle was lit by jennifer molnau on August 20, 2017 9:15 PM
Message from Jennifer Molnau
August 20, 2017 9:19 PM

I'm so sorry Ronald has passed away. He was so unique and had the best personality. He was loved by many and will be missed by many more. Love all you guys very much and may God see you thru this very hard time.
Message from Judith Olson Degner
August 21, 2017 9:29 AM

Christine and Jason- Chris, Chad, Cherise , Chelsea and I were so sad to hear about your Dad. He had a soft heart and and a gentle laugh. We pray that you will be comforted by your memories- the Olsons
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A TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was ordered on August 21, 2017

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A GARDEN PATH was ordered on August 21, 2017

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An A GARDEN PATH was sent on August 21, 2017

With heartfelt sympathy, we are thinking of you. Sincerely, Greg, Cath, and Steve Cain

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on August 21, 2017

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An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was ordered on August 22, 2017

Message from Christine Schmeltzer
September 7, 2017 5:01 PM

On August 23, 2017, we had a very long hard emotional day😢 as we had to lay our dad to R.I.P. It was a beautiful service.
I just wanna say thanks to Rev. Ronald Knutson, Brooten American Legion Post#288 & Minnesota National Guard Honor Guard & Hoplin Hitchcock Funeral Home & also the ones who had spoke about our dad especially his partner of crime (Gary Dibble). Oh yeah and thanx to everyone for coming out & being there for us also for the ones that sent their condolences.
Sorry everyone my brother and I couldn't go up & tell stories about our dad. So here's a little bit to share.
He was a hero, most loving, caring, stubborn kick-ass kind of man. Dad loved to hunt, fish, cook (especially his best damn chilli) build things as well as destroying things & liked to joke around.
Our dad had taught us how to hunt, fish, weld, auto body, work on vehicles you name it. Taught us from right from wrong, do’s & don'ts, how to forgive & love.
One year we were out opening deer season & dad & I were shooting the breeze by the old farmhouse until I had looked up & I had nudged my dad and pointed of course he starts shooting deer went down & he looked at me and said why didn't you shoot umm didn't wanna scare you. So then dad wanted me to gut out the deer so I pulled out my knife and dad said what are you gonna use that on I said the deer oh no he said that would cut anything & I said yeah it will Timmy just bought it for me. I guess the knife I had wasn't good enough so he whip his out & said now this is a real knife. Needless to say he taught me how to gut out a deer. Yikes!!
Here's a little trick my dad also had me do: you may look like you're out of place but hey it really works. When your out weed whipping the yard or land must wear jeans & wrap your legs in plastic wrap. Well you know me I would be out in shorts (ouchhh not so good) dad would say what did I tell you I had said fine I'll try it. So I went to put jeans on & dad had wrap up my legs once I had finished then dad would cut off the plastic wrap and see what did I tell you. Yup it worked no mess on my jeans😎.
There's a lot more stories I could share from getting Garth Brooks tickets (way back in the day) to catching snapping turtles (ohhhhh boy), out camping you name it. But wait there's one or two more I would like to share.
One day my brother and I were fighting & I mean fighting dad had told us to stop but of course we weren't listening so then our dad had gotten out one those old cast iron fry pan & stood between my brother and I & said if you guys don't knock it off I will use this on you, so what does my brother do he starts laughing (not a good thing to do) our dad looked up to my tall brother & said dammit it's not funny I mean it I will use this on you. Of course I took dad seriously because I've never ever seen him that pissed off before in my life😬.
Dad & Timmy decided to make salsa of course they kicked me out. But all in all together they had made the best damn salsa & it was a sneaker upper😉.
Well that's all for now 😎.
Dad, I miss you so much like you wouldn't believe, but this not a goodbye I'm just not ready but you'll always be in my heart and by my side & I love you so much always & forever & deer hunting is right around the corner & I know you'll be there right by my side (that there will be the hardest 😢). Opening deer season Jason & I will be sitting in your mansion waiting for that huge buck you were talking about & no worries I'll get that damn buck😎😋. Until til’ than R.I.P. dad always & forever 💕💕💕
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