RONALD PURDY, 91, of Greenfield (Svcs 2-21-12)


February 18th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

RONALD PURDY, 91, of Greenfield, died Fri., Feb. 17th, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle.  Funeral services for RONALD PURDY will be held 10:30-a.m. Tue., Feb. 21st, at the Greenfield United Methodist Church. Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield has the arrangements.

A family visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4-8pm Mon., Feb. 20th, and a Masonic service (by the Crusade Lodge #386 A.F. & A.M.) will be held at the Greenfield United Methodist Church on Tuesday, during the funeral service.

Burial, with full military graveside rites will be in the Greenfield Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post #547, or the Good Samaritan Society. Online condolences may be left to the family at

RONALD PURDY is survived by:

His children – Jeanette (David) Kern, of Cedar Rapids; Barbara Purdy-Gates, of Millbrae, CA; Jerry (Roxanne) Purdy, of Adel; & Jack (Peggy) Purdy, of Maryville, MO.

His brother – Durwood (Dorothy) Purdy, of Fontanelle.

His sisters – Linda (Kay) Jensen, and Patricia (Mike) McDermott, all of Fontanelle; & Beth Davis, of Altoona.

9 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, 2 step-great grandchildren, his sisters-in-law, other relatives, and friends.