Greg Ongna

Greg Ongna

Greg Ongna
September 3, 1967 – December 12, 2019
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 52

Gregory Ongna, 52, of Oskaloosa, passed away, Wednesday, December 12, 2019, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. He was born September 3, 1967, at the Mahaska County Hospital, the son of Rodney and Bonnie (Engle) Ongna.

Greg attended Pella High School and graduated with the Class of 1986. After graduation he attended Central College and was President of the Phi Delta Tau Fraternity. Greg graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1990.

In his younger years, Greg worked with his father in construction and bricklaying. He began working for Farm Bureau Insurance shortly after graduating college. He was an employee there for over 20 years, working in both Iowa and Denver, Colorado.

Greg was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed his time playing catch in the backyard and attending his children’s sporting events and spending time with his family and friends.

Greg is survived by his mother, Bonnie Ongna of Oskaloosa; his children: Drew Ongna and Colby Ongna both of Castle Rock, Colorado and Kade Ongna who is currently enlisted in the United States Marine Corps; sister-in-law, Pam (& Steven) Osborn of Ankeny; his aunts and uncles: Linda (& Dick) Reese of Shell Knob, Missouri and Vicki (& Jim) Barnett of Oskaloosa; his cousins: Shelli (& Dwight) Teeter, Jamie (& Patrick) Nienkerk of Oskaloosa, Jodie (& Mike) Seitz of Claremore, Oklahoma and Andy (& Candace) Albertson of Webb City, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his father, Rodney Ongna; a brother, Steven Michael Ongna; his paternal grandparents, Rev. Reuben (& Lucille) Ongna; and maternal grandparents, Curtis (& Dorothy) Howard.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:30 am in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa.
Greg will be cremated following the funeral service.
Burial in Oak Wood Cemetery in Pella will be at a later date. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will begin Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Bates Funeral Chapel and the family will be present from 2 – 5 Sunday afternoon at the funeral home to greet friends and family.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Greg Ongna please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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