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Ronald Kitzman Sr.


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Posted Online: May 09, 2013, 6:17 pm
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Ronald E. Kitzman Sr., 89, of Davenport, died May 8, 2013, at Davenport Lutheran Home.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation 12:30 p.m. to services. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 2, 1924. He was a Navy Seabees World War II veteran. He married Alice Baker on Sept. 17, 1955.
Surviving are his wife; children, Diane, Rhonda, Wendy, Gary, Gordon, Neal and Ronald Jr.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and four sisters.














 



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