Obituaries

Ronald L. Nedved

Ronald L. Nedved, 71, of Britt passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ron Nedved will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 139 3rd Street South East in Britt with Father Jim Dubert officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Duncan.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM with a Scriptural Wake and Rosary service beginning at 4:30 PM at Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West in Britt. Visitation will continue one hour prior to Mass at the church on Thursday.

Ronald L. Nedved was born January 26, 1948 to Rudy and Betty (Read) Nedved in Mason City. He was raised and educated in Garner, graduating from Garner-Hayfield High School with the class of 1966.

Following graduation, Ron served with in the Army Reserves for several years and began working. He worked at Iowa Mold Tooling in Garner, Snap-On in Algona and at Stellar Industries in Garner up until the time of his retirement.

Ron was united in marriage to Gwen Bleich on October 11, 1969 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wesley. The couple made their home in Britt, and were blessed with sons Bryan and Brent.

In their earlier years, Ron and Gwen enjoyed camping with family, going dancing and playing cards with friends. He loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing. Ron was an avid sports fan, and took great pride in watching his sons play sports during their high school years and more recently, enjoyed listening to West Hancock football and basketball games on the radio and following the Minnesota Twins on a daily basis.

Ron was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt and the Knights of Columbus.

Ron is survived by his wife Gwen of Britt, sons Bryan of Britt and Brent of Waseca, Minnesota; twin-sister Rita (Wayne) Robertson of Rose Creek, Minnesota; brother Steve (Cathy) Nedved of Clear Lake; sister-in-law Bonnie (Kenny) Babcock of Delavan, Minnesota; brother-in-law Louie (Marilyn) Bleich of Jacksonville, Florida; along with numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law Pat Trulson and brother-in-law Dick Trulson.

Visitation

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Chapel – Britt
178 Center Street West, Britt, Iowa 50423
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Service

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
139 3rd Street South East, Britt, Iowa 50423
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