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“I have fond memories of being at the Albert City Threshing Show with Ron and my aunt and uncle from when I was a teenager (about 25 years ago). I...Read More »
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Ronald Irvin Schaupp of Havelock, Iowa formerly of Little Sioux, Iowa died on his 75th birthday on December 3, 2017, at the Pocahontas Manor in Pocahontas, Iowa. He was born December 3, 1942, to Henry and Ruby (Barber) Schaupp in Des Moines, Iowa. He was raised in Dunlap, and he graduated from Dunlap High School in 1961. Ron proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for two years serving in Korea. After his honorable discharge, Ron returned to Omaha and worked at gas stations and then Western Electric - which eventually became Avaya and he retired from there. Ron married Patricia Barnhart in 1987 in Arizona. The couple lived in Little Sioux, Iowa. After his retirement Ron helped area farmers. In 2014 Ron and Pat moved to Havelock, Iowa and he worked for Armstrong Drilling in Pocahontas.

Ron collected old tractors and was active in the Albert City Threshers for over 50 years.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Wayne Schaupp; sister, Jesse Messenger; and step-son, Michael Nicholson. He is survived by his wife, Pat Schaupp of Havelock, Iowa; two step-children, Jamie Nicholson and his wife Julie of Nevada, Iowa, Tammy Nicholson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one grandson, Dillon Nicholson; and many other relatives and friends.