Obituaries

Ronald "Ron" Esch

Sep 13, 2020
Esch, Ronald crop

Services

10:30 AM, Friday, September 18, 2020, at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Ave., Waterloo.  At the family's request masks are required and casual dress.

Visitation

visitation for an hour before services at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Ave., Waterloo

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Biography

Ronald "Ron" Esch, 72, of Waterloo, died Sunday, September 13, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.

He was born March 4, 1948 in Waterloo, to Ronald C. and Phyllis J. Tilley Esch and graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1966.

Ron was a railcar repairman for G.E. Railcar Repair (formerly North American Railcar Repair) for 36 years retiring in 2012.

He married Jacqueline "Jackie" M. McNamara April 13, 1974 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He was a member of UAW Local #838.

Ron is survived by his wife, Jackie, 5 daughters, Kristi Esch Collins‚ Bobbi (Bob) Lenehan, Conni Esch, Nicki Esch, and DeeAnn Esch, and son-in-law, Dominic Ostrander, all of Waterloo; 7 grandchildren, Kaleb Collins, Ash Collins, Blake Lenehan, Taylor Lenehan, Cylis Hall, and Lennon and Sophia Rogers; and sisters, Heather Waterman of Waterloo and Sandy (Dennis) Reisner of Cedar Rapids.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carri Sue Esch; and son, Cori David Esch.

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  1. LaVon Kammerman | Sep 17, 2020
    So sorry for your loss!!!   Prayers  and Hugs!!!
  2. Sheryl cobb | Sep 17, 2020
    so sorry to hear this .Prayers to you all.
  3. Donna Gaunt | Sep 16, 2020
    So many fond memories of Uncle Bub. Love to all of you.
  4. Frank Sutton | Sep 16, 2020
    I worked with Ron at GE, we affectionately called him Duck but not sure how he got that moniker. I always got a kick out of his daily muses and he always had something to say about the goings on at the plant. Condolences to the family and rest in peace "Duck".
  5. Sandy Reisner | Sep 15, 2020
    Rest in peace baby brother. I love you.

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