Ronald Aldeman


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Posted Online: Nov. 25, 2012, 3:54 pm
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Ronald K. Aldeman, 72, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at East Moline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Services for Mr. Aldeman will be 11 a.m., Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be conducted.
Ronald was born on Aug 3, 1940, in Iowa City, Iowa, a son of Caleb and Cleo Hedges Aldeman. He married Marlene Carr on July 28, 1969, in Rock Island.
Ron worked as a millwright out of the Carpenters Local No. 1260, Iowa City. He retired from the union in 2003. His memberships included Carpenters Local No. 1260, Iowa City, Moline American Legion No. 246 and Rock Island VFW No. 1303. Ron was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene; mother, Cleo Kinsinger, Iowa City; children, Dennis Aldeman, Tim Aldeman, both of Rock Island, Leslie Aldeman, Iowa City, the Rev. Danny Eldeen, Colorado, David Eldeen, Florida, and Crystal Aldeman, Rock Island; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Caleb Aldeman, Iowa City, Larry Aldeman, Kalona, Iowa, and Brian Kinsinger, Iowa City.
Ron was preceded in death by his father, Caleb; brother, Bill Aldeman; daughter, Wendy Aldeman; and a grandson, Kameron Aldeman.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com












 



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