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 Maurice E Richtsmeier

Maurice E Richtsmeier

Birth
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa, USA
Death 18 Jul 2000 (aged 89)
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Franklin County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 74360980 · View Source
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ACKLEY-Maurice E. Richtsmeier, 89, of Ackley, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Services were held Friday, July 21 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ackley, with burial in the church cemetery. Father Jim Miller officiated.

Maurice was born Nov. 5, 1910, in rural Iowa Falls, to Jacob and Bertha Studer Richtsmeier. He graduated from Ackley High School in 1928. On Dec. 9, 1943, he married Hazel Ellefson at Ackley and they farmed east of Iowa Falls before retiring in Ackley. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ackley.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel; three sons, John and wife, Marty, of Coon Rapids, Minn., Michael and wife, Carol, of Bemidji, Minn., and Donald of Las Vegas, Nev.; three daughters, Mary Dellwo and husband, Bruce, of Burnsville, Minn., Ruth Schneider and husband, Wayne, of Jesup, and Rita Julius and husband, Doug, of West Bloomfield, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sister Bertha Richtsmeier of Campbellsport, Wis., Marie Sauter of Minneapolis, Minn., and Edna Draude of Waterloo; and one brother, Dr. Tony Richtsmeier of Madison, Wis. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Mary Kathryn; a son, Steven; three brothers, Jacob, Clarence and Al; and three sisters, Gertrude Richtsmeier, Clara Richtsmeier, and Mira Strahorn.

Sietsema Funeral Home of Ackley was in charge of arrangements.



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  • Created by: Robert Fahey
  • Added: 3 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74360980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice E Richtsmeier (5 Nov 1910–18 Jul 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74360980, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Franklin County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Robert Fahey (contributor 47289555) .