Ronald Eugene McKeeman

Ronald Eugene McKeeman, 70, of Council Bluffs, IA, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2020 in Kansas City, KS.

Ron was born in Iowa to Roy and Gertrude McKeeman on July 5th, 1949. He was raised with his 8 siblings and had a modest life. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1967 and then joined the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Turkey.

He worked as an exterminator in Council Bluffs, IA, Omaha, NE and surrounding areas for over 30 years with Presto-X. He spent those years building relationships within the communities, and everyone knew “Ron the Bugman.” Upon retirement he loved to travel in his camper with his wife Donna. They spent much of the later years of both of their lives on the road seeing the country and visiting family and seeing grandkids as much as possible.

Ron is preceded in death by both of his parents, Roy and Gertrude McKeeman; his wife, Donna McKeeman; his brother, Rick McKeeman and his sister, Nancy McKeeman.

Ron is survived by his 3 daughters, Keri Cormier, husband Stephen Cormier, Nicole Albaugh, husband Bob Albaugh, and Sara Peters, husband Sean Peters; his 6 siblings, Sharon (Joe) Zahurones, Kathleen (Earl) Rollins, Patricia Wright, Bob (Vicki) McKeeman, Mike (Mary) McKeeman, and Bill (Holly) McKeeman; his grandchildren Cameron Moore 21, Ryan Cormier 19, Paige Albaugh 18, Kyle Cormier 16, Jacob Peters 7, Harper Peters 2. With a large extended family of 24 Nieces and nephews their spouses and children.

There will be a memorial in Council Bluffs, IA at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home. Date and time of this service will be announced at a later date once restrictions from the Coronavirus are lifted.

Messages & Condolences

From Larry and Pam Brooks “Nichols”...

We were glad to meet Ron at Berts service. We are sorry we didn’t know him better

From Janet Anderson...

Rest in Peace, Ron

From Phil Nichols...

I’m glad that we were both there to see Uncle Bert laid to rest with grandma and grandpa McKeeman and I hope that you find peace and happiness with those who have gone before us.

From MILLIE LAW...

i’m going to miss you ron. we’d know each other since the late 60’s and had been through some shenanigans. your wit, oneryness and stubborness is what made you, you. you always said people can like it or love it ! have a wonderful trip in your next adventures. love you

From kerri Ginel...

So much love and prayer for you Keri and to your family.. May he rest in peace and you find comfort in the memories you hold dear. xoxo

From Tammy Rollins-Ferris...

I’m so sorry for your loss. Loved uncle Ron. He always made me laugh and smile. Please take comfort in the many memories of Ron. Prayers for comfort & peace.

From Brian Olsen...

He was always such an amazing person. Would tell you what he thought and would hold nothing back. He was a great man! I am so sorry for the loss. One gone too soon.

From Anna & Rhett Farnum...

We are so very sorry to hear of your father’s passing, Sara. Ease know you and your whole family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

From Sharon Cormier...

Ron and I have had wonderful times watching our grandsons Ryan an Kyle grow into young men we can be proud of. You will be missed. Sure hope there’s a Panera we can share a coffee at in that heavenly place.

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