Ronald L. Andersen, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 24, 2019. He was born on May 22, 1942 in Missouri Valley Iowa to Wilbur “Andy” and Frances (Harter) Andersen. After 10 years of perfect attendance in school, he joined the Army on November 3, 1960 where he worked as a mechanic. On April 5, 1969 he married Sierra (Cindy) Racobs in Branson Missouri. They made their home in the Missouri Valley area where they raised their children Melissa and Jason. Ronald was a devoted husband and father who enjoyed his job as a heavy equipment operator. In his free time, he also enjoyed playing billiards, fishing, hunting, bowling, trips to the casino, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Francis Andersen, and brother Lyle Andersen.
Survivors include his wife Sierra (Cindy) Andersen, daughter Melissa and husband Bill Brown, and son Jason and wife Tina Andersen; grandchildren Tanner Pospisil, Jaide McCall, Mallory Brown, Case Reasland, and two due in January; sister Kaye Jones and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Memorials may be given in his name.
A celebration of life will be held on October 5, 2019 at the Eagles Club in Missouri Valley Iowa from 1-4:00pm.