February 14, 1954- January 2, 2013
Funeral services will be 11 AM, Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Scranton, with Reverend Charles Thompson officiating. Lula Garnes will be the organist. Roger Hoyt will be the vocalist. Interment will be in the Scranton Township Cemetery. Casket bearers are Craig Boyd, Steve Probasco, Jeff Barr, Pat Murphy, Todd TerHark and Jeff Chadiha. Visitation will be from 9 AM to 11 AM, Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Scranton. The Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Scranton is in charge of arrangements.
Ronald Lee Tews, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at Ottumwa Hospice in Ottumwa, Iowa. Born on February 14, 1954, in Sioux City, Iowa, he was the son of Donald and Dorothy Tews. Ronald grew up in Storm Lake and graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1972. He made his home at Des Moines, Lincoln, Davenport and Ottumwa. On June 10, 1995, Ron was united in marriage with Monica Barr at Scranton. He worked in automotive aftermarket sales for several years, and held various management positions at Firestone, before becoming a stay-at-home dad when his daughter Maci was born. Ron enjoyed watching sports and the History Channel, fishing, traveling, golfing, collecting and music. Special moments for him include going to baseball games, Rolling Stones concerts and the Super Bowl in 2012 with his daughter Maggie. He cherished the time spent with family. Ron is survived by his wife Monica Tews of Ottumwa; daughters: Maggie Chadiha and husband Jeff of Overland Park, KS; Maci Tews of Ottumwa; Heather Sanderson and Kris Ensley Noll; a grandson Jayven Chadiha; his mother Dorothy; brothers Tracy and Brian; Monica’s parents Mr. and Mrs.Larry Barr of Scranton; a brother-in-law Jeff Barr of West Des Moines; sisters-in-law Karen Murphy and husband Pat of Jefferson and Shelly TerHark and husband Todd of Algona; and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister Donna.Information provided by: Dahn. & Woodhouse Funeral Home 907 Grant St. Scranton, Iowa 50126 712.652.3350 www.dahnandwoodhouse.com