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 Maurice Richard “Dick” Rife

Maurice Richard “Dick” Rife

Birth
Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, USA
Death 10 Aug 2010 (aged 79)
Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado, USA
Burial Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 64154382 · View Source
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A closed casket Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar Resident, Maurice R. "Dick" Rife was held at 10:00 AM, Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ray Matteson officiating. Interment with full Military Honors under the auspices of the Lamar VFW, St. George Creaghe, Jr. Post #3621 and the American Legion Post #71 followed at Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran's Section.


An open casket visitation was held on Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 3:00PM until 7:00 PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.


Dick was born on September 1, 1930 at Goodland , Kansas to Maurice L. and Vivian Faye (Barnard) Rife and passed away following a short illness on August 10, 2010 at his home in Lamar , Colorado with his family by his side at the age of 79.


Dick is preceded in death by his wife; JoAnn Rife, parents, siblings; Bea Scranton and Frank Rife as well as his in-laws; Clarence Moore, Wildie Rife, Dean Scranton and Jim Rogers.


He is survived by his children; Debbie Mathis of Thornton, Kim (Tim) Burkhart of Lamar, and Rick (JoLynn) Rife of Thornton, grandchildren; Jeremy (Heather) Burkhart, Matt (Debrinca) Burkhart, Lene (Michael) Lipford, David Mathis, and Reece, Ty and Dylan Rife as well as one great grandson, Ashton Burkhart. He is also survived by his siblings; Margaret Moore of Lamar, J.B. Rife of Pleasant Heights area, south of Lamar, and Merlin (Jackie) Rife of Lamar, brother and sisters-in-law; Pete (Clare) Rogers of Las Cruces, NM, Ann Rife of Lubbock, TX, Charlotte Rogers of Lamar and Lavonne Ralston of Americas, KS. Other family and friends also survive.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospice either direct or in care of the Funeral Home office.


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  • Created by: Leon Barton
  • Added: 13 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64154382
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice Richard “Dick” Rife (1 Sep 1930–10 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64154382, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Leon Barton (contributor 46904326) .