In Memory of Miguel Garcia-Rondon

Miguel Garcia-Rondon
Miguel Garcia-Rondon
Born: January 20, 1952
Died: January 22, 2019
Age: 67
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Miguel Garcia-Rondon
January 20, 1952 - January 22, 2019
From: Ames, IA

Miguel Garcia-Rondon, age 67, of Ames, Iowa, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019, of injuries sustained in a car accident in Madrid, Iowa.

A Celebration of Miguel’s Life will be held in the spring.  Condolences may be expressed online at

Born January 20, 1952, in Camaguey, Cuba, Miguel was one of fourteen children born to Timoteo and Juana (Rondon-Basulto) Garcia Conseugra.  He grew up in Cuba and in 1980, came to the United States.  He lived in Wisconsin and Minnesota before making his home in Ames.  Miguel married Katherine Penkava on August 17, 2002, and settled in Nevada, Iowa, where he was employed at Buckaroos, Inc.  In 2012, the couple moved back to Ames.

Miguel enjoyed fishing, golfing, and playing pool.  His family, especially his five grandchildren, was his main priority.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine; two daughters, Mercedes (Ashley) Garcia-Rondon of Dubuque, and Joanna (Michael Matlage) Garcia-Rondon of Ames; five grandchildren, Aria Garcia-Rondon, Waylon Matlage, Roman Garcia-Rondon, Jackson Matlage, and River Garcia-Rondon; and one sister.

Miguel was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sister.

Ames Monument and Cremation Service of Ames has been entrusted with the care of Miguel and his family.


Friday, February 15, 2019 at 2:24 PM
“So sorry for your loss I will keep your family in my prayer he was a good man and will be missed in the community her in the mobile home park again sorry for your loss”
- Tammy Juncker
Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Bill and I send out condolences to you and the girls. I am sure Michael, Miguel's son, will also send condolences at a later time. We are so sorry for your loss. Such a terrible tragedy. If you could change the online obit to include Mike, Michael William Garcia-Rondon, I would appreciate it. I understand how he could have been forgotten, believe me we just went through this will my father's passing.”
- Kimberly Hart
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