Thursday, November 14, 2019

Wendell Johnson Westboro, Missouri Dec. 13, 1948-Nov. 5, 2019 Wendell L. Johnson, the son of Harry Marshall and AnnaBelle (Stevens) Johnson was born December 13, 1948 in Elmo, Missouri. Wendell graduated from Westboro High School, Westboro, Missouri in 1966. He then graduated from Central Te…

Kathy Behrends College Springs, Iowa Aug. 26, 1956-Nov. 6, 2019 Kathy Behrends, 63, of College Springs, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Jennie Edmondson Hospital, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date. Memories and condolences…

ANNE HEATHER CROPPER Vallejo, California Mar. 24, 1958-Nov. 3, 2019 Anne Heather (Brown) Cropper, age 61 of Vallejo, California, originally from Clarinda, Iowa peacefully entered eternal rest on November 3, 2019 after a courageous nine-month battle with cancer. She was born to Robert and Flo…

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Philip Madden Adrian, Michigan Mar. 18, 1943-Oct. 29, 2019 Philip Kent Madden, 76, Adrian, Michigan passed away on October 29th at Tecumseh Place, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Phil was born on March 18, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska to Manley and Mary Lou Madden of Villisca, Iowa.…

Marilyn Maxine Evers San Diego, California Dec. 12, 1938-Oct. 11, 2019 Former Denison, Iowa resident, Marilyn Maxine Evers, passed away peacefully at her home in San Diego, California on Friday, October 11, 2019 after a long battle with various cancers. Marilyn was born December 12, 1938 in …

Edith McAlpin Villisca, Iowa July 18, 1929-Oct. 28, 2019 Edith McAlpin was born July 18th, 1929, in Cresco, Iowa, the daughter of Leon and Neva (Bawden) Morgan. She passed away Monday, October 28th at the Villisca Good Samaritan Society. Edith graduated from Cresco High School with the Class…

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Susan Mitchell Susan Mitchell, 65, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Farewell Services are pending at Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Roger Woodsmall Clarinda, Iowa Nov. 7, 1960-Oct. 20, 2019 Roger Woodsmall, 58, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, October 20, 2019 at his residence, rural Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clar…

Janice Troxel Kibbe Council Bluffs, Iowa Dec. 3, 1949-Oct. 18, 2019 Janice Troxel Kibbe of Council Bluffs, Iowa formerly of Corning, Iowa entered into peace Friday, October 18, 2019 at Risen Son Christian Village, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Graveside Services were held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October…

Donald Bowling Gilbertsville, Kentucky June 28, 1950-Oct. 21, 2019 Donald Bowling, 69, of Gilbertsville, Kentucky formerly of Villisca, Iowa entered into peace Monday, October 21, 2019 at his home at Kentucky Dam Marina. Graveside Celebration of Life Services were held 1:00 PM Monday, Octobe…

Robert New Clarinda, Iowa May 12, 1933-Oct. 23, 2019 Robert New, 86, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral Celebration of Life Services was held 11:00 AM Friday, October 25, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home in Clarinda, Iowa.…

Rhonda Haugland Clarinda, Iowa Apr. 8, 1951-Oct. 15, 2019 Rhonda Haugland, 68, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, Iowa. Memorial Celebration of Life Services were held 11:00 AM Monday, October 21, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarind…

Gwendolyn Polsley Omaha, Nebraska Apr. 27, 1922-Oct. 18, 2019 Gwendolyn Polsley, 97, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Friday, October 18, 2019 at Valhaven Care Center, Valley, Nebraska. Graveside Services were held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Cla…

Allen Roy Beery, Sr. Des Moines, Iowa Sept. 16, 1950-Oct. 19, 2019 Allen "Texas Al", "Senior" Roy Beery, Sr., age 69, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at his home in Des Moines. Allen was born September 16, 1950 in Clarinda, Iowa to Charles and Rosealtha (Cavner) Beery. He graduated wi…

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Gwendolyn Polsley Gwendolyn Polsley, 97, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Friday, October 18, 2019 at Valhaven Care Center, Valley, Nebraska. Graveside Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa with Rever…

Arllie Newberg Buena Park, California May 12, 1932-October 6, 2019 Arllie Nevin Newberg was born May 12, 1932 at his parents, Frank and Minnie (Smith) Newberg's home south of College Springs, Iowa. He had 12 brothers and sisters. They are Paul, Albert, Carl, Kenneth (Ernie), Harvie, Sheldon,…

Rhonda Haugland Clarinda, Iowa April 8, 1951-October 15, 2019 Rhonda Haugland, 68, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, Iowa. Memorial Celebration of Life Services were held 11:00 AM Monday, October 21, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Cla…

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Arllie Newberg Services are pending for Arllie Newberg, age 87, of Buena Park, California, formerly of College Springs, Iowa who entered into peace Sunday, October 6, 2019. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. …

Katharina Davis Clarinda, Iowa February 26, 1930-October 7, 2019 Katharina Ischa was born February 26, 1930 to Theodor and Josefa (Cihal) Ischa in Vienna, Austria. Katharina was raised in Austria and in 1954 she was married to Clarence Davis. They came back to the states where she and Claren…

Otis Sunderman Lincoln, Nebraska January 23, 1924-October 10, 2019 Otis L. Sunderman, 95, of Lincoln, passed away on October 10, 2019. He was born on January 23, 1924 and raised on a farm in southwest Iowa, near Clarinda. Otis lived an active life. He spent three years in the US Army Corp of…

Jean C. Johnson Red Oak, Iowa September 8, 1925-October 12, 2019 Jean C. Johnson the daughter of Emery and Hazel (Nelson) Landstrom was born September 8, 1925 at Red Oak, Iowa. She passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak, Iowa at the age …

Thelma Kent Clarinda, Iowa January 22, 1937-October 2019 Thelma Louise Kent, born in Greenwood, South Dakota, January 22, 1937, to Oscar and Norma Palmer. Her family then moved to Henderson, Iowa where she grew up and graduated high school in 1955. Thelma moved to Clarinda to attend collage …

Gerald (Jerry) Johansen Clarinda, Iowa Gerald J. (Jerry) was born to Niels and Ione (DeVol) Johansen in Omaha Nebraska. Jerry was a proud Benson High School Bunny, and Nebraska football fan. After high school Jerry served his country proudly in Korea. Jerry worked for the Union Pacific Railr…

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Patricia Larkin Clarinda, Iowa Feb. 26, 1944-Sept. 26, 2019 Patricia Armijo was born February 26, 1944 to Fidel and Guadalupe (Ornelas) Armijo in New Mexico. Pat passed away September 26, 2019 at Shenandoah Medical Center in Shenandoah, Iowa. Pat was very active and always on the go. She enj…

Harold Whip Clarinda, Iowa July 22, 1928-Sept. 29, 2019 Harold Whipp, age 91, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 10:30 AM Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, …

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Brandy Lynn Gast Burlington Junction, Missouri Sept. 28, 1984-Sept. 23, 2019 Brandy Lynn Gast, 34, of Burlington Junction, Missouri passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the University of Kansas Hospital. Brandy was born on September 28, 1984 in Maryville, Missouri to Jubal W. and Mar…

Norma Pfeiffer Clarinda, Iowa Oct. 30, 1951-Sept. 22, 2019 Norma Pfeiffer, age 67, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Westridge Care & Rehab, Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 6:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Ritchie Fune…

Keith Sloan Clarinda, Iowa Jan. 9, 1930-Sept 26, 2019 Keith Sloan, age 89, of Clarinda, Iowa formerly of Blanchard, Iowa entered into peace Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Memorial Celebration of Life Services were held 2:00 PM Sunday, Septemb…

Joseph DiRisio Clarinda, Iowa 1956-2019 Joseph Arthur DiRisio was born November 15, 1956 to James Frederick and Hazel Lorene (Wilson) DiRisio. Joe was born in New York state, raised in Iowa. He attended college at Iowa Western in Clarinda. His greatest passions were his son Travis, sports, r…

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Edward "Ed" Spangenberg Red Oak, Iowa Nov. 5, 1927-Sept. 19, 2019 Edward Lewis "Ed" Spangenberg, age 91, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his home at Arlington Place. Ed was born November 5, 1927 in Wales, Iowa the son of Edward and Darlie (Bailey) Spangenberg. H…

Melissa Stroud Lenox, Iowa Feb. 21, 1958-Sept. 18, 2019 Melissa Stroud, age 61, of Glenwood, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Lenox Care Center, Lenox, Iowa. A Gathering of friends and family was held Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM at Ritchie Funeral Home, Cla…

Thursday, September 19, 2019

HERBERT DALE SPICER Sparks, Nevada Sept. 7, 1929-July 31, 2019 Herbert Dale Spicer, 89, passed away at his Sparks, Nevada residence July 31, 2019 with his wife, Lorette, by his side. Herb was born in Clarinda, Iowa on September 7, 1929 to Stella and Jesse Spicer. He was raised in Clarinda wi…

Ardith "Ardie" Magnuson Carbon, Iowa July 5, 1953-Aug. 31, 2019 Ardith "Ardie" Magnuson, 66, of Carbon, Iowa, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019, at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial Services were 11:30 A.M., Friday, September 6, 2019, at Pearson Family Funeral Service …

Michael Burns Grimes, Iowa Oct. 14, 1980-Sept. 3, 2019 Michael Burns, age 38, of Grimes, Iowa formerly of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Mercy Hospice, Johnston, Iowa. Memorial Celebration of Life Services were held 11:00 AM Monday, September 9, 2019 at Westm…

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ardith "Ardie" Magnuson Carbon, Iowa July 5, 1953-August 31, 2019 Ardith "Ardie" Magnuson, 66, of Carbon, Iowa, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019, at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial Services were 11:30 A.M., Friday, September 6, 2019, at Pearson Family Funeral Servic…

Gloria Haffner Clarinda, Iowa Nov. 11, 1932-Aug. 30, 2019 Gloria Haffner, 86, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Friday, August 30, 2019 at her residence in Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 10:30 AM Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarind…

Debbie Poore Clarinda, Iowa Oct. 18, 1953-Aug. 28, 2019 Debbie Poore, age 66, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Ho…

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Kathleen Anne (Mowrey) Tomlinson Brooklyn, Iowa Nov. 1, 1951-Sept. 1, 2019 Kathleen Anne (Mowery) Tomlinson, age 67, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 6-8 pm at Grace Community Church, 3098 I Ave., Tol…

Howard R. Maxwell Clarinda, Iowa June 6, 1942-Aug. 23, 2019 Howard Maxwell, age 77, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Friday, August 23, 2019 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Ritchi…

David Lee Williams Villisca, Iowa Aug. 31, 1931-Aug. 26, 2019 David Lee Williams, almost 88 years of age, passed away August 26 at his home near Villisca, Iowa. David was born August 31, 1931 in Valley Township, Page County, one of four brothers, the son of Paul and Pauline Williams. He grad…

Norma Thomsen Clarinda, Iowa October 19, 1942 - August 2, 2019 Norma was born and grew up in rural Thayer county Nebraska, near Byron, Nebraska. She was the third of four children to Otto and Louise (Hoefer) Kuhlmann. Norma attended Fairbury Junior College and the University of Nebraska Linc…

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Phoebe Lorensen Clarinda, Iowa Apr. 7, 1930-Aug. 21, 2019 Phoebe Lorensen, age 89, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Celebration of Life Memorial services were held 3:00 PM Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Hillside…

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Neva Humphrey Clarinda, Iowa May 20, 1931-Aug. 10, 2019 Neva Humphrey, age 88, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral services were held 10:30 AM Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, I…

Duane Sunderman Clarinda, Iowa Apr. 8, 1927-Aug. 12, 2019 Duane Harlie Sunderman was born April 8, 1927, near Hepburn, Iowa to Harlie and Beulah (Newman) Sunderman. He attended rural schools in Page County and was an eighth-grade graduate. He was baptized and confirmed at the Villisca Luther…

William Buss Ames, Iowa Jan. 1 1927-Aug 1, 2019 William Edward Buss, age 91, of Ames, passed away on August 12, 2019 at Green Hills Retirement Community. Born on October 7, 1927 in Long Beach, CA, Bill was the son of Claude and Lillie (Silkett) Buss. He graduated from Clarinda High School in…

Richard Dean Herzberg Omaha, Nebraska Oct. 14, 1934-Aug. 14, 2019 Richard Dean Herzberg went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 14th, 2019. He died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family after a long courageous battle with Parkinson's. Richard is survived by his wife Sharon (McCun…

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Harold Addington Clarinda, Iowa Mar. 1, 1931-Aug. 2, 2019 Harold Addington, 88, of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Friday, August 2, 2019, at Westridge Care & Rehab Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Services were held Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 10:30 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda,…

Michael Adams Clarinda, Iowa July 20, 1950-Aug., 6, 2019 Michael Adams, 69, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Funeral services were held 10:30 AM Friday, August 9, 2019 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Vis…

Linda Lou Krider Osceola, Missouri Mar. 28, 1951-July 31, 2019 Linda Lou Krider was born March 28, 1951 in Greenfield, Iowa to Donald Lloyd Uhlmann and Edith May (Titus) Uhlmann. She passed away at her home near Osceola, Missouri July 31, 2019. She graduated from Hopkins High School in Hopki…

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Peggy Nichols Tucson, Arizona Apr. 14, 1931-July 25,2019 Peggy Sue Nichols, 88 of Tucson, Arizona, entered into peace Thursday, July 25 in Phoenix, Arizona, with both of her daughters by her side. She died of complications from Alzheimer's. Peggy was born in Clearmont, Missouri on April 14, …