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Duran Richenberger

A celebration of life for Duran A. Richenberger, 60, of Wellman, formerly of Wayland will be held Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:30 am at Kalona Mennonite Church with Pastors Josh Lundberg and Scott Swartzendruber officiating.  Burial will be held at the North Hill Cemetery in Wayland.  Visitation will be Tuesday, March 21, from 4 – 7 pm at the Kalona Mennonite Church.  A memorial fund has been established for the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.  Duran Richenberger died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital.

Duran Allen Richenberger was born February 21, 1957 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, the son of Glen and Geraldine (Kaiser) Richenberger.  He graduated from WACO High School.  On December 22, 1977 he was united in marriage to Tracy Conner in Mt. Pleasant.  Duran worked in a foundry for many years and was currently employed by Chris Schlabach Construction in Kalona.   He was a member of the Lionel Collector's Club of American (LCCA) and enjoyed collecting trains, bicycling, playing the piano and spending time with his family.  He and Tracy also enjoyed riding their bicycles on RAGBRAI.

Survivors include his wife Tracy of Wellman, two children: Eric Richenberger of Wellman, Laura (Micah) Scott of Richmond, daughter-in-law Annie Richenberger of Urbana, two granddaughters: Mirabelle and Penelope, his mother Geraldine Rixe of Wayland, three siblings: Stan (Mary Lou) Richenberger of Wayland, Michael Richenberger of Wayland, Cynthia Richenberger of Cedar Rapids, and his step mother Patricia Richenberger of Mt. Pleasant.

Preceding Duran in death was his father Glen, his step father Harold Rixe, sister-in-law Linda Richenberger and father and mother-in-law: Nina Evelyn and William Conner.

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May our condolences bring the family comfort, peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead. Peace be with all the family. John, Rachael, Graig, Christopher, Sharon, Carson and John

The John L. Stauffer Family Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to Geraldine and her family.We were sad to hear of Duran's passing.Loosing a child can never be easy.Keep your faith Geraldine and be strong for your family, they will need you in the coming months.

Randy & Marsha Chalupa Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers for Tracy and the whole Richenberger family.Wish I could be there with you.God bless you and keep you. Love from your cousin, Gloria Zehr Nelson Casa Grande, AZ

Gloria Nelson Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

My condolences and prayers for all of the family. I have known Duran my whole life having grown up and gone to school with all of his siblings and him. Duran was a straight shooter and had a sense of humor that made life easier. I enjoyed working with him on the Klopfenstein paint gang.

Dave Neff Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies and prayers to your entire family during this very difficult time.Love, Bob and Melanie Stutzman

Melanie and Bob Stutzman Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

Tracy, Geraldine, Cindy I was so sorry to hear about Duran.You are in my thoughts & prayers during this tough times.

Pam Roth Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you..(Pat's sister)

Kathy Denning Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM

Tracy You are in my thoughts and in my prayers.

Sue Scott Mar 17 2017 12:00 AM

So sad for your loss of Duran.Hugs to your beautiful grandchildren and thinking of your entire family at this difficult time.

Cathy Greiner Mar 17 2017 12:00 AM

To Cindy and her family, we am so sorry for your loss. Let your love and fund memories help you through this very difficult time. Karen Phillips & Phyllis Gogel

Karen Phillips Mar 17 2017 12:00 AM

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