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Wold, Ronald A. 1947-1969

WOLD, BERNHARD

Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 4/2/2017 at 14:15:16

Elgin Echo, Thur., 29 May 1969.

Ronald Wold, 22, was killed in an accident Saturday a.m., May 24, at McGregor. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Wold also of Monona, and the nephew of Mrs. Louis Reirson, Elgin. Ronald had recently been discharged from the service. Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, at 1:30 at the Methodist church in Monona.

(Note: An account of the accident can be found in the Dubuque Telegraph Herald, Sun., 25 May 1969.)

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Added by S. Ferrall 5/18/2018:

Ronald Wold, 22 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Wold of Monona, was killed when the car in which he was riding plunged off a 20 foot embankment near McGregor early Sat. morning and lodged between two fuel tanks. the large gas tank sprung a leak and gas flowed onto the ground in the area.

William Rose, 23 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rose of rural Monona was seriously injured and taken to the Prairie du Chien Hospital.

Wold was thrown out and killed outright, while Rose was trapped in the car, and saturated with gas and oil.

Services for Ronald A. Wold were held in the Monona United Methodist Church, Mon., May 26, 1969 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Paul V. Clements officiated. Mr. Fremont Ogle was soloist and Mrs. Ivon J. Schultz was organist.

Military escort was present and furnished honors at the grave.

Pallbearers were Gene Klinge, William Meyer, Thomas Schmidt, Dean Bernhard, James Klinge, Robert Meyer, Don Bernhard, and Randy Alderson. Interment was in the Monona City Cemetery.

He was the son of Burdette Orlando and Helen, nee Bernhard, Wold. He was born May 19, 1947 at Monona. He passed away May 24, 1969 in an auto accident at McGregor. He attained the age of 22 years and 5 days. He was educated in the MFL Community Schools.

He served in the United States Navy.

He was a member of the Monona United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his parents, and two brothers, Richard Wold of Maquoketa, Iowa and Mark at home.

~The Billboard, Monona, Iowa, Thursday, May 29, 1969 (included the photo)


 

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