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Richard Peiffer

December 24, 1924 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 96)

Obituary

Richard John Peiffer 96, died September 28, 2021 at the English Valley Care Center in North English, Iowa. He was born December 24, 1924 to Edmund A and Matilda M. Sieren Peiffer in Clear Creek Township. He attended school at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic School. On February 9, 1950 he married Myra Arlene Appleget at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Harper. Richard and Myra lived and farmed on the home place near South English since 1950.  They celebrated the homestead becoming a Century Farm in 2019.   He was a member of Holy Trinity Parishes - St. Mary’s Keota, Knights of Columbus Windthorst Council 1457 of Harper and the Farm Bureau.                     
  He was preceded by his parents, two daughters Karen Strawn and Ann Genkinger, grandson Willis Strawn, four brothers Howard, Kenneth, Jerome and Delbert Peiffer, son-in-law Roger Fry.    
  He is survived by his wife Myra, son Jay P. (Connie) Peiffer of South English, four daughters Susan (Allen) Fredrickson of Alta, Meri (Jeff) Peterson of Alta, Lisa (Chris) Cowan of Ankeny, Jayne (Larry) Orris of Washington, son-in laws Calvin (Vicki) Genkinger and Bill Strawn,   10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.         

A memorial fund has been established.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church
109 N. Lincoln St.
Keota, IA 52248

Prayer Service
Friday
October 1, 2021

4:00 PM
Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church
109 N. Lincoln St.
Keota, IA 52248

Funeral Mass
Saturday
October 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church
109 N. Lincoln St.
Keota, IA 52248

Burial
Saturday
October 2, 2021

Holy Trinity Parish St. Elizabeth Cemetery

Harper, IA 52231

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