OBITUARY: Ronald Lee Dyck

Ronald Lee Dyck’s life began on April 26, 1940, the son of Elmer and Lula (Rempel) Dyck in Newton, Kansas. He graduated from Berean Academy in 1959 and then attended trade schools. He married Genevieve Grace Penner on October 18, 1975 in Hutchinson, Kansas. Ron was a member of Newton Bible Church, an electrician for Harms Electric and Greenway Electric, he also enjoyed woodworking.

His loving family includes his wife, “Genny” of 45 years; son, Jonathan (Susie) Duke of Grinnell, Iowa; daughters, Christina Burke of Jacksonville, Florida, Heidi Norris of Grinnell, Iowa and Johanna Spencer of Newton, Kansas; 7 grandchildren, Katie and Joey Burke, Dash, Audrey, Lyla and Hemingway Norris and Weston Duke.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Ron passed away peacefully into his Savior’s arms on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the age of 80 years old.

His family will gather with friends on Friday, March 19, from 5-7 p.m. at Lamb Funeral Home, 120 S. Main, Whitewater, Kansas. The family will have a private burial in Pleasant View Cemetery in Elbing, Kansas. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 20, at 2:00 p.m. at Newton Bible Church, 900 Old Main Street, Newton, Kansas with Pastor Matt Kruse officiating.

Memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be directed to Source of Light Kansas in care of Lamb Funeral Home. P.O. Box 358, Whitewater, Kansas 67154. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Ron at


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