Ronald Dale Libolt, 65, of Rockwell City and formerly of Cherokee, passed away at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge on Dec. 16, 2011.
A visitation was held Monday, Dec. 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. There was a memorial service also held at the Cherokee VFW Club from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Ronald Dale Libolt was born October 30, 1946 in Cherokee. Parents were Willard "Buck" & Murvene (Wilson) Libolt of Storm Lake. Ron graduated from Storm Lake in 1964 and then served in the US Army. Ron went to work for Wilson Foods in Cherokee in 1966. Ron worked at the "pack" for almost 40 years before retiring in 2005. For many of his working years Ron was the Vice-President of the UFCW Local 179.
Ron was united in marriage to Carol Walters on April 6th, 1974 in Elk Point, SD. Following their marriage they lived in Cherokee for 34 years and the last two in Rockwell City.
Ron enjoyed watching all sports, reading, socializing with his friends, and spending time with his family; especially his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Carol of Rockwell City, and their children and families: Richard Walters and his wife Linda, and their children Rick and Rebecca of Bartlesville, Okl., Rodney Walters, and his wife Darci, and their children Andy and his wife Rachel, and great-granddaughters Fay, Kyle, Scott, Nichole, and Heath of Rockwell City, Randy Walters, and his children, Sarah and Mitchell, of West Des Moines, Iowa;Rob Libolt and his wife Jessica and their children Parker, Payton, and Porter of Center Point, Iowa; a sister, Betty Marques and family of Storm Lake;and a brother, Bob Libolt and his wife Lenore and Family of Storm Lake; and many nieces and nephews.