JULY 3, 1930 - FEBRUARY 6, 2017

Funeral services for Ronald Dale Oswald were February 15, 2017, at United Lutheran Church, Frost, with Pastor Arne Halbakken officiating. Ronald passed away February 6, 2017 in Arizona. Burial was at United Lutheran Cemetery, Frost.

Ronald was born July 3, 1930, on a farm in rural Elmore to Ras and Irene (Johnson) Oswald. He was confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church and graduated from Frost High School. He began farming and married Joanne Thompson on June 7, 1953, before spending two years serving in the army in Germany.

After returning to the U.S. he continued farming with his dad and brother and eventually with his son and grandson. He enjoyed sports of all kinds, whether he played or watched them. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and eventually a shuffleboard player in Arizona where they wintered for many years.

Ronald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joanne; daughter Nolie (Kim) Kapplinger and their children, Jill (Ty) Huber, Jenny (Tyler) Clementson and Jamie (Kara) Kapplinger; son, Randy (Sue) Oswald and their children, Reece (Anna) Oswald and Sheena Oswald; great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Ida Huber, Annie, Brynn and Malena Clementson, Vera, Syneva and Leita Kapplinger, Ava and Rex Oswald, one brother, Dean (Dorie) Oswald and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two infant grandchildren, Ryan Dale and Ria Jeanne Oswald.


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