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Ronald D. Shook

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – Ronald D. Shook, 68, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

He was born Nov. 7, 1944, in DeKalb, the son of Chester and Evelyn (Clark) Shook. Ronald was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. in Sterling for 35 years, retiring as a die maker.

Surviving are his three sons, Brian Shook of Chicago, Michael (Shanda) Shook of Sterling, and Kevin Shook of Rock Falls; his sister, Joyce Shook of Houston; and seven grandchildren, Nicklaus Shook, Casey Shook, Carter Shook, Kaden Pyron, Jasmyn Woods, Kaitlyn Shook, and Shylyn Shook.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of friends and family will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Ave., Sterling. Private burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Creston.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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