Ronald L. North, 67, Nashua
Ronald L. North age 67 of Nashua, IA died Thursday, May 19, 2022 at his home.
There will be a brief service at Riverside Cemetery in Charles City on Saturday, June 11th at 2:00 p.m., followed by a Celebration of Life at the acreage in Nashua at 2665 Akron Way.
Ronald (Ron) Lee North, age 67, of Nashua, Iowa died Thursday, May 19, 2022 at his home. Ron was born in Osage, Iowa on February 26, 1955 to Jim and Dorothy North. Ron’s family moved frequently, including to Waterloo, New Hampton, Mason City, Plainfield, and Rockford, where he graduated from high school as a member of the National Honor Society. During Ron’s time at school, he was active with Boy Scouts, played baritone in band, and in junior high, Ron played a lead role as the king’s son/prince in the school musical “The King and I”. Ron also played football, wrestled, and was active in Taekwondo martial arts.
After high school, Ron lived in Charles City, working for a brief time at White Farm Equipment. He then moved to Poway, California where he worked for several years, before returning home to Charles City. He met his wife Cindy in 1984, and they later married, enjoying their family together with children Adam North, Taji North, and Jason Hall in Charles City. Ron opened his own business, North Construction Company, in 1984, and operated his business for 16 tears. Ron and Cindy then moved to Ames, Iowa to pursue new opportunities, and Ron started his new career as a superintendent with Story Construction, where he worked for 21 years before retiring in April 2022.
After retirement, Ron looked forward to spending more time at their acreage in Nashua, both working on the property and relaxing. Ron really enjoyed sitting on the back deck, watching all the wildlife, and visiting with friends and family who would stop by. Ron also loved riding his Harley, and he was a true gun enthusiast. Ron was a very kind, honorable, intelligent, hard-working man with true integrity. He was loved and will be missed by many.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Dorothy North, and his brother-in-law, Tom Squier. Ron is survived by his wife Cindy North, children Adam North, Taji North (Chad), and Jason (Jessica) Hall, grandchildren Jadyn North, Regean Tobin, and Mykah Hall, sisters Paul Squier and Julie (John) Jesse, brothers Joe (Greti) North, Tim (Kelly) North, and Bob North, plus many nieces, nephews and good friends.