Ronald Wayne Shuck died Monday morning, March 30, 2015 at his home. Services will be 5:00pm Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein. Visitation is from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a short service at 5:00 pm on Thursday-April 2, 2015.
Ronald was born on April 16, 1957 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of George and Lavonne (Brunkow) Shuck. He grew up in the Minneapolis area, attending school there. After living in Oregon for a short time, Ron returned to Iowa where he met Linda, his love for the past thirty-five years. Ron spent years working on the road for Stueve Construction and then ran a small engine repair shop before beginning his career at Advance Drainage Systems (ADS) in Oelwein, where he worked until his diagnosis of cancer last August. Ron enjoyed traveling, so much that he passed his love on to his children. Between frequent trips to the west coast, where part of his heart will always be, along with his family. Ron enjoyed various hobbies such as woodwork, baking and cooking for family and friends, and being an all round talented handyman. When he wasn’t busy with other tasks, Ron enjoyed spending time playing online games where he made many good friends over the years. His greatest love was his family, who he would have done anything for.
Ron is survived by his Significant other, Linda Voshell; his children, Mandi Shuck of Oelwein, McKinzie Shuck of Waterloo, Harley Shuck of Oelwein, Jason Woodcock and Pam Woodcock both of Oregon; brother, Terry (Julie) Shuck and sister Tammy Manning all of Oregon and a sister Andre Husom of Minnesota; his mother Lavonne Thompson of Oregon and a grandson Adin Williams of Oelwein. He was preceded in death by his father, George Shuck.