Ronald Benjamin Salow, Sr., 70, of Manchester, went to join his Lord and Savior Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at the MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center in Dubuque.

Private Family Mass of Christian Burial with Military Rites at St. John Catholic Church in Delhi.

Public Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.

Inurnment will be at a later date.

Due to COVID-19 concerns and the governor’s proclamation, masks are required at the funeral home and the church.

Ron was born March 23, 1950, in Manchester, the son of Donald and Irene (Pasker) Salow. Ron was raised and educated in the Edgewood area and was a 1968 graduate of Edgewood-Colesburg High School. Ron then served honorably in the United States Navy for four years.

On Aug. 8, 1970, Ron was united in marriage to Teresa “Teri” Mott at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester. Five children were born to this union. The family resided in Manchester. Ron worked as a plumber for Bushnell Heating and Plumbing. He then worked as an electrician for Cook Electric. Later, Ron began farming north of Manchester and in 1998, the family moved onto the Salow Family Farm. He and Teri recently retired from farming and moved back to Manchester.

Ron enjoyed hunting and fishing, and also liked to watch football. He enjoyed showing cattle. Ron liked to join his friends for coffee in the morning. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Teresa Salow of Manchester; four children: Ronald Steven (Michelle) Salow, of Cedar Rapids, Randall Shane Salow, of Cedar Rapids, Joelle Marie (Craig Burns) Salow, of Hanover, Ill. and Jenna Irene Salow, of Manchester; three grandchildren: Raymond Salow, Bailey Seegers, of Cedar Falls and Alexander Pegum, of Garnavillo; his parents, Donald and Irene Salow, of Manchester; four siblings: Dennis (Vicky) Salow, of Colesburg, Janet (Jim) Diers, of Colesburg, Deb (Terry) Koelker, of Manchester and Linda (Dale) Hermsen, of Dyersville; and many nieces and nephews.

Ron was preceded in death by his daughter, Tiffany Michelle Salow in infancy; and his parents-in-law, Kenneth and Larrine Mott.

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