Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Joe Ringstrom, 67, of Keokuk


Joe Ringstrom, 67, of Keokuk, IA, was finally reunited with his wife and love of his life, Theresa on Friday, September 21, 2018.
He was born on March 19, 1951 in Keokuk, IA, the son of John “Jack” and Willadene Lambert Ringstrom. On July 3, 1987, Joe was united in marriage to Theresa Michl at All Saints Parish in Keokuk. She preceded him in death on March 30, 2000.


Joe was the owner/operator of Ringstrom Electric in Keokuk.
He loved listening to Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. He also loved to read, travel, take care of his animals and go to the river to feed the birds.
He is survived by three sisters, Barb Ringstrom of Keokuk, Dianne Cannon (Bob) of Keokuk and Linda Lee (John) of Chicago and Theresa’s sister, Mary Pat Michl of Keokuk.
Besides his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Daniel Ringstrom and Robert E. Gambrel.
Visitation will be held after 1 p.m., Tuesday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk with the family meeting with friends from 6 – 8 p.m. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in the Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk.
The family requests no flowers and suggests memorials in his memory be made to the Keokuk Humane Society or the Keokuk Animal Shelter.

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