August 10, 2020
Dorothy E. Rons, 94, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away Aug. 10, 2020.
Private services were conducted.
Dorothy Vander Haar was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Sheldon, Iowa, daughter of John and Magarena Verrips Vander Haar. She spent her youth in Boyden, Iowa, and graduated from Boyden High School in 1943.
On Dec. 11, 1946, she married William Rons on Dec. 11, 1946. They farmed in the Boyden, Hull and Sanborn areas. The family moved to Illinois in 1968. There she worked in retail sales 10 years. In 1978, they moved to Mesa, Arizona. She worked at Ironwood Lithographers, a company owned by her brother, 20 years until she retired in 1998.
Survivors include her daughter, Sandra (Bill) Chaney of Sammamish, Washington; son, Gary Rons of Chandler, Arizona; daughter-in-law, Kathy Rons of Sammamish, Washington; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Dwight Vander Haar; husband and sons, Arlen Rons and Loren Rons.