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Porter Funeral Home in Ireton
Friday October 8th, 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Saturday October 9th, 2021
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Ronald Dale Joseph Muth

IRETON, IOWA ~ Ronald Dale Joseph Muth, 71, of rural Ireton, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Associated Church in Hawarden, Iowa with Pastor Judith Wascher officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton with a lunch to follow at the Ireton Community Center. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home in Ireton. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.
Ronald Dale Joseph Muth was born April 13, 1950 in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Clarence and Velda (Benson) Muth. He was a graduate from West Sioux High School in 1968. He participated in 4-H and also in FFA where he received many awards. He attended Iowa State University in agricultural studies. Ronald served with the National Guard Unit in LeMars, Iowa.
He married Miriam Kwikkel on March 1, 1973 at Maurice, Iowa. Together they lived and farmed south of Ireton, Iowa. Ronald farmed naturally and organically and raised produce which they sold at farmer’s markets in many cities. He also ran the One Stop Meat Shop in Sioux City. Ron had served on the Sioux County Fair Board.
Miriam died June 19, 2018.
Ronald is survived by two sons, Aaron and wife Amy of Hawarden, Iowa and Nathan of Ireton; a sister, Kathleen Hawkins and husband Roger of Strubble, Iowa; and 5 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Kenneth and Mary Kwikkel; and his brother-in-law, Kenneth J. Kwikkel


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Richard Muller Oct 9 2021 8:35 AM

I am so sorry that I waited so long to try and locate Ron. I am an old friend—never a romantic interest, just a buddy —from Iowa State. To his children, my heartfelt condolences. I first met Ron on an "exchange" between our two residence hall houses during orientation and we remained friends until I graduated in February. 1972. I helped Ron get through anatomy and human physiology, and he supported me in more ways than I could ever recount. One year I worked in the local movie theater and had a free pass for myself and a friend for unlimited films at any theater in Ames. I did not have a car at the time, so he would drive downtown any time there was a movie we both wanted to see, including iconic films like Woodstock, Two Mules for Sister Sara, and Bullitt, which we sat through at least three times. When my family had an emergency, Ron was the person who volunteered to take me to DesMoines to the airport. Today I just happened to be talking about my years at ISU with a new neighbor from Davenport, and started thinking about Ron, and Googled his name. I will always regret not having done so sooner. I would have liked to thank him for being such a wonderful friend to a kid who went out of state to school and started out not knowing a soul at ISU.

Jeanne Higbee Oct 8 2021 10:36 PM

Thinking of all the Muth Family at this sorrowful time, Our deepest sympathies, Ron will be missed.

Terry Muth Family Oct 8 2021 4:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Muth

Barb Hebeler Oct 8 2021 11:05 AM

I am sorry for your loss- for the entire family. And especially to Kathleen and Roger---I will uphold you in prayers. Please take care, May Ronald begin an organic garden and raising animals in Heaven.;

Joyce Kaiser Oct 8 2021 8:12 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Ron was a great neighbor to me and my parents. Ron always had a great sense of humor. May he rest in peace.

Cindy (wilken) & Casey Havelaar Oct 8 2021 12:01 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Muth

Tanya Branham Oct 7 2021 8:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Muth

Jerry and Sharon Wakeman Oct 7 2021 3:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Muth

Bill and Mary Schiefen Oct 7 2021 9:00 AM

Ron. You will be truly missed at the Markets. Lots of years, fellowship, and wonderful product.

Hawarden Farmers Market. Oct 6 2021 9:52 PM

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