BRITT- Ronald "Ron" L. Eisenman, 62, of Britt died Friday, July 18, 2014 on the farm east of Britt.
Funeral services will be held 10 A.M., Tuesday, July 22nd at the Britt Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Joel De Boer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery with military rites by the Britt Veterans Ceremonial Unit.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 P.M., Monday at the Britt Christian Reformed Church and will continue one hour prior to services at the church. Cataldo Funeral Home in Britt is in charge of arrangements.
Ronald Lee Eisenman, the son of Donald and Lola (Lee) Eisenman, was born July 2, 1952, in Mason City. He graduated from Britt High School in 1970 and continued his education at Iowa State University in Ames. Ron then returned to Britt where he farmed and worked at A & D Manufacturing. On August 3, 1973, he married Peggy Seebeck at the Kanawha Christian Reformed Church. To this union three sons were born. The couple lived on a farm east of Britt until 1982 when they moved into town. Ron continued farming and also worked as manager at National Purity from 1999 to 2009. He enjoyed his family, fishing, farming, and sports. Ron will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He was an active member of the Britt Christian Reformed Church where he had served on the church council. He also was a member of the Britt Volunteer Fire Department for 23 years, was a 4-H Leader for the Britt Broncos, and served on the board of directors for the Hancock County Pork Producers, Duncan Heights, Britt Farmer's Cooperative and Maxyield Cooperative.
Ron is survived by his wife, Peggy Eisenman of Britt; three sons, David (Sarah) Eisenman and their daughter, Kylie, of Indianola, Joel (Paige) Eisenman and their children Paxton, Cooper and Cruz of Elkhorn, NE, and Steve Eisenman of Britt; three brothers, Mark (Darcy) Eisenman of Britt, Robert (Kathy) Eisenman of Grundy Center and Craig (Deanne) Eisenman of Osage; his mother-in-law, Gen Seebeck of Britt; an uncle, Chet (Sandy) Eisenman of Britt; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Lola (Lee) Eisenman; father-in-law Clarence Seebeck; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.