TAMA-Ronald L. Zhorne, 78, of Tama, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Family has scheduled cremation for a burial at National Cemetery and a celebration of life which will be scheduled at a later date.
Ronald was born October 10, 1942 in rural Gilman, Iowa, the son of Leo and Eleanor (Reeves) Zhorne. He was in the Tama High School class of 1960.
Ronald was a kind-hearted man who loved to be around friends and family. He worked many years in various states as a cook and took an enormous amount of pride in his abilities. Ronald was a dog lover, loved classic cars, and was never shy to start a conversation with a stranger.
Preceding him in death were his parents Leo and Eleanor Zhorne; one brother, Richard “Dean” Zhorne.
Survivors include 2 nieces and a nephew, Jodi (Raymond) Thomas of Burlington, KS, Janee (Ron) Eisele of Grinnell, IA, and Ricky Dean (Brandi) Zhorne of Hartsville, TN.