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Graveside Service

Hollandale Cemetery
Wednesday July 19th, 2017

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Ronald John VanEngelenburg

Graveside services for Ronald J. VanEngelenburg age 66 of Albert Lea will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Hollandale Cemetery.  Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Ron died on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his home.

Ronald John VanEngelenburg was born on November 26, 1951 in St. Paul, MN., the son of Marvin and Alice (Ravenhorst) VanEngelenburg.  He attended and graduated from Albert Lea High School.  It was during his school years that Ron met his future wife Bertha DeLaCruz.  Ron worked at various jobs during his years first in Hollandale and then in Albert Lea.  As a younger man he was very good at waterskiing and enjoyed that sport.  Ron enjoyed the simple things in life and was happy with what he had.  Family was very important to him and enjoyed the time spent with each of them.  He loved and cared for his faithful companion Dixie his dog.  Ron enjoyed the Minnesota Vikings and NASCAR.

Survivors include his son, Nathan (Kristin) VanEngelenburg, Prior Lake, MN., 3 grandchildren; Alexa, Addison and Alivia.  Sister, Susan (Randy) Campbell, Daphne, Alabama and their children, Kaitye, Scott (Jamie) and David Campbell.  Special great niece Amelia and his former wife Bertha DeLaCruz

Ron was preceded in death by his parents.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ron. I had a lot of enjoyable times working on the farm with Marvin and Ron. God bless.

Howard & Leanne Wangen Jul 22 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to Ron's family. We will miss his smile and caring nature-always enjoyed our chats. 40 years ago Ron was an usher at our wedding.. Take care Jeff & Virginia Vande Kamp

Jeff & Virginia Vande Kamp Jul 19 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers to the VanEngelenburg family. I have many fond memories growing up next to the VanEnglenburg family. Rest in peace Ron.

Lynn (Juveland) Ball Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

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A Beautiful in Blue was ordered on July 18, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald VanEngelenburg

Bertha DeLacruz Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

I walked, at Health Reach, with Ron and soon realized I was his high school teacher at one time. He liked to talk about life, family and the state of the weather and crops. He was a kind, caring and sensitive man who liked life and cared deeply for his family. He will be missed

Jim Munyer Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

Ron missed his parents so much. I am so glad he is in heaven and able to be with them again. Rest in peace Ron. Cindy and Ron Brace.

Lacinda and Ron Brace Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

Our most sincere condolences to the family of Ron. We are sadden to hear of his sudden death He was a very good man with a very kind heart May he rest in peace!!

Jose & Olga Sosa Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald VanEngelenburg

Jose & Olga Sosa Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on July 17, 2017

Our deepest sympathy to VanEngelenburg family love, Steve and Caroline Wegman

Expression of Sympathy Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

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