In Memory

Ronald Verstraete

Ronald Verstraete

DAVENPORT -- Ronald L. Verstraete, Davenport, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 15, 2002, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the mortuary. He was born Oct. 8, 1952, in Moline, the son of Joseph and Alberta (Tickoff) Verstraete. He was a 1970 graduate of Davenport West High School and a 1974 graduate of the University of Iowa. On July 18, 1992, he married Mary Reid in Davenport. Mr. Verstraete was employed as a civil engineer at the Rock Island Arsenal. Mr. Verstraete enjoyed being his son's Boy Scout Leader Pack 663, at Eisenhower School, as well as camping with his family, sports and running. Memorials may be made to an educational fund for his son, Joey. Survivors include his wife, Mary; a son, Joey, at home; a brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Lyn Verstraete, Independence, Mo.; his mother, Alberta Verstraete, Independence; num-erous nieces, nephews, and dear friends also survive. He is preceded in death by his father.