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Alan Lee Ryden

March 8, 1950 October 5, 2019
Alan Lee Ryden
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Obituary for Alan Lee Ryden

Alan Lee Ryden, 69, of Waterloo, passed Saturday, October 5 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born March 8, 1950 in Sioux City, son of Herbert and Clarice Johnson Ryden. He married Marian Gordon on March 6, 1971, in Sioux City.

Al attended Central High School in Sioux City and served in the United States Army. After his discharge, Al became employed with John Deere where he remained for 37 years.

He is survived by: his wife, Marian; two sons, Michael Ryden and Jason (Nicole) Ryden, all of Waterloo, a daughter; Brenda Miller of Waterloo, two brothers, Ronald (Sharron) Ryden of Nebraska and Kenneth Ryden of Florida; a sister, Barbara Lamphear of Florida; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (Wilson) Rojas, Courtney Miller, Brittany Miller, Jennifer Miller, Madelyn Helmrichs, Gage Ryden and Norah Ryden; two great-grandchildren, Aria Dukic, Bastian Rojas and one on the way.

Preceded in death by: his parents.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway with inurnment in Garden of Memories Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by the United States Army Honor Guard, Waterloo AMVETS Post 19 and Evansdale AMVETS Post 31. Public visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway.

Al enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. There were many wonderful days spent on the Wapsie on the pontoon. He was devoted to his loving wife Marian, they were each other’s rock. Al is known for funny stories being told over beers, always with enthusiasm. He and Marian loved spending time in Corpus Christi with their Texas friends.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Oct

4:00 PM 10/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

11

Oct

10:30 AM 10/11/2019 10:30:00 AM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Garden of Memories Cemetery Final Resting Place

3669 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50703

3669 Logan Avenue Waterloo 50703 IA
United States
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