Cover photo for Ronnie Mathers's Obituary
Ronnie Mathers Profile Photo
1942 Ronnie 2023

Ronnie Mathers

August 2, 1942 — October 4, 2023

Kingsley


Ronnie was born August 2, 1942, Kingsley, IA, the son of Roy G. and Joyce L. (Moritz) 
Mathers. He started working at Clark’s Hardware in high school as a bookkeeper and 
clerk and remained there for 48 years as partner and eventual owner. Ronnie and 
Nancy Simons were married May 1, 1962. They lived and raised their two children in 
Kingsley, IA. 
Ronnie was a member of Kingsley City Council, Kingsley-Pierson School Board, 
Kingsley Ambulance, Cosmos Lodge No. 470 A.F. & A.M., member and past president 
of Iowa Retail Hardware Association.
Ronnie loved fishing, hunting trips with his son, and chasing coyotes with the fellas. He 
missed his daughter, Kristi, every day since her death in 1999. Ronnie “Gramps” 
cherished his three beautiful granddaughters. He loved retirement in Minnesota with 
Nancy, where they spent their summers after selling their hardware store in 2008. 
Survivors include his beloved wife, Nancy; son, Jeff Mathers, Firth, NE; granddaughter, 
Alex and husband, Johnny Saunders, their sons, Cash and Jet, Bennington, NE; 
granddaughter Morgan Mathers, Omaha, NE; granddaughter Dylan Mathers, Iowa City, 
IA; sister Lynnette “Susie” and Dennis Anstine, Kingsley; nephew, Ray and Randi Anstine, Kingsley and 
their children, Taylor and Cale; sister-in-law Lee Mathers, West Des Moines. 
Ronnie was preceded in death by his daughter, Kristi Mathers, parents, Roy and Joyce 
Mathers; brother, Larry Mathers, and Nancy’s parents, Lee W. and Dorothy Simons.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Kingsley Ambulance or a charity of your choice. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronnie Mathers, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Masonic Service

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Thursday, October 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1945

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree