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March 8, 2007

(12/14/1952 – 2/23/2007)

Ronald V. “Ron” Rourke, of Bowie, AZ, died February 23, 2007 at the age of 54. He was born in Edina, MO, on December 14, 1952.

Ron moved to Arizona in 1995 and moved to Bowie in March of 1997.

Ron was an entrepreneur of many different ventures. He was an auto mechanic, an avid rock hound and a strong supporter of his children in all their endeavors.

Survivors include his wife Pam of Bowie, AZ; daughters Jennifer Louise Rourke of Burlington, IA, Jessica Elaine Rourke, Ashley Marie Rourke, Brandi Nicole Rourke, Torrie May Rourke and Cassie Jo Rourke all of Bowie, AZ; and his sons Jeremy Ronald Rourke and Jamie Charles (Tiffanie) Rourke both of Burlington, IA; along with his grandchildren Taylor, Arianne, Ashatan and Joshua.

He was preceded in death by his parents Vincent and Maryann Louise (Ahland) Rourke.

Funeral services were February 27, 2007, at Westlawn Chapel with cremation following at Westlawn Crematorium. Contributions may be made to a College Fund for his children c/o Walt Ahland, 806 W. Impala Circle, Mesa, AZ 85210.

Services were under the direction of Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary & Crematorium of Willcox, AZ.

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