September 18, 2011
10:30 A.M., Thursday, September 22, 2011
Heartland Reformed Church
After Noon, Wednesday, September 21, 2011
with family present 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Hospice of Pella Comfort House
August 2, 1940 - September 18, 2011
Ronald James Vos was born on August 2, 1940 to James and Wilma Jansen Vos in Jasper County. He passed away Sunday, September 18, 2011 at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House at the age of seventy-one.
On June 26, 1959 Ron was united in marriage with Lucille Joan Vande Voort near Killduff, Iowa. To this union five sons were born: Michael, Murray, James, Joel, and Justin.
The family lived in Jasper County, Shenandoah, and North Carolina before moving to the Pella area. Ron was employed at the Farmers Coop as a mechanic in Sully and Waukee for sixteen years. He retired September 28, 1995.
Ron was a Staff Sergeant of the Army National Guard, serving from 1956 to 1974. He was a current member of the Heartland Reformed Church in Pella. He served as elder, deacon, Sunday School teacher, and was a choir member. Ron was also a member of the Lions Club. He enjoyed watching and attending sporting events.
Those left to cherish his memory are: his wife, Lucille; five sons; eleven grandchildren; two brothers: Harris (Darlene) Vos of Newton, Jerry (LaVonne) Vos of Monroe; two sisters: Linda (Gene) Vos of Pella, Louise (Ed) Conover of Trout Run, Pennsylvania; sister-in-law, Lorena Vos of Pella; and brother-in-law, Will Stallinga of Pella.
Preceding him in death are: his parents; parents-in-law; his sister, Lois Stalling; and brother, Kenneth Vos.
Wife: Lucille Vos of Pella
Michael and Amy Vos of Burlington, North Carolina
Jenni, Alex, Billy, Caroline, Adeline
Murray and Virginia Vos of Camby, Indiana
Angela and Kevin Harris, Brandon Vos
James and Jennifer Vos of Pella, Iowa
Matthew, Colby, Kennedy
Joel and Kay Vos of Fridley, Minnesota
Justin Vos of West Des Moines, Iowa