Ronald William “Bill” Humpal, 76, of Edina, Missouri, died Friday, September 7, 2012. Bill was born on February 11, 1936, in Palo, Iowa, the son of Stanley and Agnes Shores Humpal. He attended rural school in Webster County, Iowa and served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Bill lived in Perry, Iowa and

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