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Ronald P. Lampe - 76

2/5/1939 - 7/25/2015

Bettendorf, IA, formerly of Clinton

Ronald P. Lampe, 76 of Bettendorf, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his home in Bettendorf. A visitation will be held from 12:00 - 1:30 PM on Thursday July 30, 2015, at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton, followed by a memorial service at 1:30 PM the funeral home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Ronald Paul Lampe was born on Feb. 5, 1939 in Clinton, IA, the son of Paul and Jennie(Stewart) Lampe. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1957. He married Carol A. Blount on Nov. 17, 1958 in Dover, DE, where he was stationed in the Air Force. Ron was very proud to have worked at Alcoa for 38 years. After retiring from Alcoa, he enjoyed working as a greens keeper at Crow Valley Golf Course for 10 years. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was a huge Iowa Hawkeye and Cubs fan.

Ron is survived by his five children, Robert Lampe (Toni Weber) of Marion, IA, Deana (Robert) Fuller of Clinton, Sandra (Mike) Alvarez of Pflugerville, TX, Steve (Suzie) Lampe of Coralville, IA, and Brenda Lampe (Bryant Haack) of Bettendorf; his two sisters Nancy ( R.C. ) Higgins of Columbia, MO , and Norma Blakney (Chuck Klinkner) of Clinton, a brother Richard Lampe of Estes Park, CO; 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and his beloved cat Callie who he called "choo-choo". He is joined in heaven with his wife Carol A. Lampe, who passed away on May 6, 2015, his parents, a brother Tim Lampe, and a sister Shirley Estensen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.


A visitation will be held from 12:00 - 1:30 PM on Thursday July 30, 2015, at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.

Memorial Service:

A memorial service at 1:30 PM Thursday July 30th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

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