Ronald Truog
May 1, 1947 - March 9, 2018

Ronald Lee Truog, 70, of Oelwein passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 at home. There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Geilenfeld Funeral home in Oelwein.

Ron was born on May, 1, 1947 in Oelwein, the son of Andrew and Dorothy (Watkins) Truog. He grew up in Oelwein and worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad, retiring in 1983 due to his health. He was united in marriage to Julie Olson on January 22, 1967 in Jesup, Iowa. Ron enjoyed riding his Harley, listening to Elvis, golfing, his pets and going to the casinos. Ron enjoyed life to the fullest and leaves behind many friends and his family.  

Ron is survived by his wife, Julie; a sister, Debra Truog of Denver, Colorado; a special niece, Tina (Peter) Plough and a special nephew, Michael (Joann) Handke; and an aunt, Elly Truog of Oelwein. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Dorothy; a sister, Karen Handke; an infant son, Rodney and his pet Beasley Mae. 

 

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Jess paul sr. on March 29, 2018 at 4:18 PM said:

It's been a long time, but my prayers are with you.
Marie on March 15, 2018 at 10:01 AM said:

Sister, dearest, we held hands and hugged and tried not to cry as we said goodbye to Ronnie. The tears were for us, thinking of our loss. We do know that he is finally able to breathe freely and move with the vigor and energy of his youth. Spencer and Pauli and I leave you with sympathy and love.
Marie on March 15, 2018 at 9:58 AM said:

Sister, dearest, we held hands and hugged and tried not to cry as we said goodbye to Ronnie. The tears were for us, thinking of our loss. We do know that he is finally able to breathe freely and move with the vigor and energy of his youth
Elmer & Patty Pearson. on March 13, 2018 at 2:06 PM said:

Julie, we are so sorry to learn of Ron's passing. Our thoughts and prayers for you and family. May he R.I.P.
Elmer & Patty Pearson. on March 13, 2018 at 2:06 PM said:

Julie, we are so sorry to learn of Ron's passing. Our thoughts and prayers for you and family. May he R.I.P.
Tim & Sharon Corkery on March 12, 2018 at 7:01 PM said:

Julie, So sorry to hear of Ron's passing, know that we are thinking of you. Take Care.
Nick Truog family on March 11, 2018 at 12:17 PM said:

Sorry for your loss.
Kathy Schutte on March 11, 2018 at 7:11 AM said:

Julie, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and wishing you peace.
Dick and Kim Arndt family on March 10, 2018 at 4:56 PM said:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kelli Haun on March 10, 2018 at 4:54 PM said:

Julie ...
My thoughts and prayers are with you now and always . Bieng neighbors to you for so many years brought lots of smiles and laughter . I will miss Ronnie dearly .
All my love to you
Lyle & Nancy Miller on March 10, 2018 at 9:52 AM said:

Pleaswe accept our condolences in these trying times. May he rest in peace.

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