Ronnie Lee Mahlstedt

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Ronnie L. Mahlstedt, age 61 of New Hampton, IA died on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Conway-Markham Funeral Chapel in New Hampton with Pastor Kevin Frey officiating. Burial will be at New Hampton Cemetery following the services. Friends may greet the family from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the funeral home prior to the memorial service on Monday. Online condolences for Ronnie’s family may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Ronnie Lee Mahlstedt was born on September 25, 1957 to Willis and Marie (Meyer) Mahlstedt in Waterloo, IA. He attended school in New Hampton. After his education, Ronnie went to the Job Corp in South Dakota and later was united in marriage to Roxanne Adams in July of 1980 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. Ronnie and Roxanne made their home in Ponca City, OK for four years. They returned to New Hampton where Ronnie was a truck driver for various trucking companies. The couple later divorced. Several years later, Ronnie started his own trucking company which he operated until his retirement. He enjoyed deer hunting, NASCAR races and spending time with his grandchildren. Ronnie is survived by his son, Steven (Jessica) Mahlstedt of Prairie Du Chien, WI; his grandchildren, Hailey Mahlstedt of Des Moines, IA, Ashlyn Phillips of West Union, IA, Heaven and Nevaeh Mahlstedt, both of Prairie Du Chien; his brother, Darold (Joann) Mahlstedt of Clear Lake, IA; his sisters, Diane (Duane) Nelson of Smithville, MO, Dorann (Tom) Burgart of New Hampton, Bonnie (Tim Reed) Swenson of Winona, MN and Deb (Steve) Dockendorf of New Hampton; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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  1. Going out hunting, fishing, on car rides and just doing anything and spending time with Ron was always fun. He raised my little sister and I for 15 years when he was with our mom and he was an amazing father figure

  2. My sympathy to the Mahlstedt family! Ron and I spent almost 14 years together and even though our paths eventually went different directions we always remained close friends that knew we would always be there for each other if only to just talk on the phone. We both shared together the love of races,fishing including ice fishing, hunting, camping and traveling together but mostly a lot of special time with his mom Marie. I will be forever grateful for all of the special memories that I will hold close to my heart! Ron was also a wonderful stepfather to my two younger children! RIP special man! I will forever love and miss you! Lori willadsen and family.

  3. Too many memories to list. My deepest heartfelt sympathy to the entire family, especially Bonnie. Our prayers are with you daily as you walk through these difficult days ahead. Please know how much we care. Richard & Mary Jo (Meyer) Love, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  4. All our thoughts and prayers to Ronnie’s family. May his memories console you in the days ahead. David and Jeanne Roder

  5. My sympathy to all of the family. Ronnie was a good friend and loved to party in our younger years, He always had time for his family and cherished his sibling, children and grandchildren. remember him for his many talents. Ronnie was a jack of all trades-never afraid to tackle anything. He looked out for his family and friends. Miss you old friend.
    Mike Fitzgerald Cushing Oklahoma

  6. So sorry to hear of Ronnie’s passing. He was a classmate of mine & a go getter!!! Take care Ronnie & visit with my daughter for a spell too……My sympathies to Ronnie’s family……Rest in peace young man!! Cindy Ohm

  7. So many great memories on the farm with my cousins! Ronnie was always such a sweetheart and taught me how to feed the chickens and ride the ponies down to the creek. I loved every minute on the farm with this great family! Rest in peace sweet man!

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