Ronald D. Wynkoop - 64
12/5/1951 - 8/13/2016
Ronald Dean Wynkoop age 64, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the University of Iowa Hospitals after a short, but heroic battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 17th funeral home. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Henzen, Harold Hosette, Bill Hosette, Dan McGrath, Anthony (Tony) Wynkoop and Joe Hartman. Ron was born in Clinton on December 5, 1951, the son of Herbert Dean and Ruby May (Kinkaid) Wynkoop. Ron married Jane Ellen McGrath on August 30, 1985 in Sabula, Iowa. He worked at Dairy Pak for 35 years. Ron’s favorite pastime was riding his Harley with his wife, his brother and friends. He enjoyed bowling, having bowled 300 games, and had been of member of the Clinton Bowling Association and the 700 Club. Ron is survived by his wife Jane; a son Jason Dean (Brandy) Wynkoop of Fulton; a daughter, Andrea (Tod) Thieman of Lincoln, NE; five grandchildren, Maddy, Whitney, Brett, Tyler and Kannon and his beloved mother-in-law, Mary Jane Whalen of Clinton. Ron was the 5th born of eight children. He siblings include brothers Richard A, William D. (Koop) and David L. (Sue) Wynkoop, all of Clinton; sisters, Deana (Gerry) La Shelle of Clinton, Kathy Hilgendorf of Fulton, Susan (Richard) Herrmann of Clinton and Marcia Gillis of Cedar Rapids. Other survivors include many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins, his sister-in-law Sharon McGrath (Mark Mapes) of Carmichael, CA and his brother-in-law, Richard (Deb) McGrath of Polk City, IA. He will be missed by his companions, Chopper, Sasha and Harley. He was preceded in death by his parents and a special niece, Renee Wynkoop. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Memorials may be made to the family.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 17th at the Pape Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Pape Funeral Home.