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Richard Rinderknecht


Richard W. Rinderknecht, 78, of Waukee, formerly of West Des Moines, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Perry Lutheran Home, Perry. Private family graveside services will be Friday, April 28, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Memorials will be given to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale.
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Richard W. Rinderknecht was born June 19, 1938, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Alfred and Irene Rinderknecht. He graduated from Marion High School in 1956 and Iowa State University in 1961. He was united in marriage to Sandra Fillenworth at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Marion, on July 29, 1958.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Irene Rinderknecht; and a brother, David Rinderknecht.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Rinderknecht, Waukee; children, Deb Rinderknecht, West Des Moines, and Dana Rinderknecht, Des Moines; siblings, Carol (Scott Bruntjen) Rinderknecht, Betty (James) Madan and Don (Priscilla) Rinderknecht; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Posted on Wednesday, 26 April 2017