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Rita Wimberly

Rita Kay (Snyder) Wimberly, 53 of Kalona died Friday, October 18, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospital following a battle with cancer.  There are no services planned at this time.  A general memorial fund has been established.  The Peterseim Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Rita Kay (Snyder) Wimberly was born October 11, 1960 in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of John and Amy Arlene (Brenneman) Snyder. She graduated from Mid Prairie High School in 1979.  On December 4, 1983 she was united in marriage to Richard Charles (R.C.) Wimberly, Jr. in Bakersfield, California.  Rita was a legal secretary and worked for a variety of law firms.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, boating and watching football with her boys.

Survivors include her husband; R.C. Wimberly, Jr, of Kalona, two sons; Christopher and Colton Wimberly of Kalona, her father; John Snyder of Kalona, two brothers; Steve (Stephanie) Snyder of Kalona, Dan (Gina) Snyder of Riverside, and six nieces and nephews.

Preceding Rita in death was her mother; Arlene Snyder.

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I was so sad to hear that Rita had passed away. I'm so sorry. I went to school with Rita. She was in my class. I hope all of the wonderful memories that you have, will bring you peace. My Prayers are with you and your family.

Patti Schuller (Dillon) Nov 4 2013 12:00 AM

Just learned of Rita's passing. so sorry for your loss. Good memories as neighbors.keep the memories close to you hearts.

Charlotte Knepp Nov 1 2013 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss.You have our sympathy.Diane Van Hoozer and Anthony Spitzer

Diane Van Hoozer Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM

RC, I am so very sorry for your loss.Rita was a remarkable woman who really charished her family and friends.We were all lucky to have her in our lives.If there is anything we can do for you please let us know.Miss and Love you!!! Hugs!

Felix & Amy Castillo Oct 22 2013 12:00 AM

Went to school w/Rita and then became back yard neighbors for a few years. She will be missed by all. Family will be in our thoughts and prayer.

Ron and Carol Mullen Oct 22 2013 12:00 AM

Rick, Colton and Christopher and extended family- So sorry to hear about your loss. Praying that God will give you peace. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.

Scott and Kimberly Barthelman Oct 22 2013 12:00 AM

RC and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rita and her tenacity and love of others will be greatly missed!

LIsa and Linn Harbit Oct 21 2013 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for you loss, Rita was a great person and i have fond memories of spending lots of time with the Wimberly family.My thoughts go out to the Wimberly family.

Scott Marple Oct 20 2013 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.Please know that you are never alone.You can find much comfort in the Holy Scriptures which assures us at Psalms 34:18 that God is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

S Ford Oct 19 2013 12:00 AM