Ronald Gregg, 77, of Lake City, Iowa, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa.
Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Woodlawn Christian Church in Lake City with Pastor Roy Karlen officiating and burial at the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City.
Ronald C. Gregg was born Oct. 5, 1942, in Lake City to Walter and Berniece (Pierce) Gregg. He grew up on a farm and attended country school until eighth grade. He graduated from Lake City High School with the Class of 1960.
On Jan. 22, 1964, Ron married Carol Spencer in Waukon, Iowa, and to this union two sons were born: Todd and James. He worked for Pat Ryan, owner of Lake City Super Valu, as a sacker and worked his way up to manager of Jefferson Super Valu for Jim Schleisman. In 1979, Ron and Carol purchased their own Super Valu in Eldora, Iowa.
Ron enjoyed golfing, hunting with his boys, and he could be found in his “Big Garage” playing euchre with the guys. His biggest joy was working the fields and running the grain wagon for David Iler. Ron and Carol enjoyed traveling many places with Larry and Vi Schleisman.
Ron is survived by his wife, Carol, of Lake City; sons Todd (Teresa) Gregg and James (Deanna) Gregg; grandchildren, Elizabeth Gregg of Lincoln, Nebraska, Spencer (Rhiann) Gregg of Highland Ranch, Colorado, Morgan and McKenzie Gregg of Lincoln; great-grandson Tallan of Lincoln; brothers Gary (Carolyn) Gregg and Kim Gregg, all of Lake City; sister Ardis (Jim) Andrews of The Villages, Florida; sisters-in-law Sandy Heath of Sioux City, Kay (Gary) Streeter of Lake City and Judy (Darrell) Vande Kral, Oskaloosa, Iowa; brothers-in-law Leonard (Diane) Simpson, Kenny (Valarie) Simpson and Doug (Peg) Simpson, all of Sac City, Iowa; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law Merlin and Alice Gregg of Milford, Nebraska; and brother-in-law Don Heath of Sioux City.