In loving memory of

Ronald Dennis Driscoll
May 1, 1941 - December 4, 2019

Ronald Driscoll, age 78, of Ames, Iowa, died at his home on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Per his wishes, Ronald was cremated and no local service will be held at this time. Condolences may be expressed online at

Born May 1, 1941, in Bernard, Iowa, Ronald Dennis Driscoll was the son of Earl Dennis and Hilda Anne (Lasche) Driscoll. He grew up and attended school in Dubuque, graduating in 1960 from Wahlert High School.

Ronald served in the United States Air Force from 1960-64. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Iowa, and was married to Martha Jane Fisher in 1968. The couple made their home in Dubuque and was blessed with two sons, Eric and Thad. In 2002, the family settled in Ames.

Ronald was a fan of sports, especially basketball. He loved playing as well as following his favorite teams on television.

Survivors include his sons, Eric Driscoll of Marion, and Thad (JoAnne) Driscoll of Perry, GA; three grandchildren, Jackson, D.J., and Benjamin Driscoll; two sisters, Joyann (Don) Holdridge and Marlene (Bob) Schiffer, both of Dubuque; as well as several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two brothers, Cletus and Floyd Driscoll; a sister and her husband and daughter, Madonna, Jerry, and Rhoda Schwartz; and a sister-in-law, Sandy Driscoll.

Ames Monument & Cremation Center has been entrusted with the care of Ronald and his family.


Kevin Olson wrote on Dec 23, 2019:

"Ronnie & Martha were and still are our favourites"