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Adrienne Schnepp Rickels
July 4, 1940–August 10, 2014
Adrienne Rickels, 74, of Olin, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at her home.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, August 14th, at 7:00 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, rural Anamosa. Friends and family may call on Thursday, August 14th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin, Iowa.
Adrienne "Ade" was born on July 4, 1940 to parents, Arthur and Kristin (Matejka) Schnepp in Anamosa. She graduated with the Class of 1958 from Olin High School. Adrienne was very artistic and enjoyed doing crafts, painting, cross-stitching, and cooking. She also loved spending time with her dog, Jack and teaching him new tricks.
Adrienne is survived by her close friend, Greg Gerdes of Olin; her children, Dan (Mary Beth) Moore of Anamosa, Denise (Don) McCrea of Olin, Mike (Sheila) Moore of Oxford Junction, and Ben (Amy) Rickels of North Liberty; step-children, Randy (Linda) Rickels of Beloit, Wisconsin, Debbie (Gary) Olsen of Janesville, Wisconsin, Jerry (Neya) Rickels of Anamosa, Bobby Jo (Bill) Halstead and Paula Gerdes both of North Liberty; seventeen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren on the way, and her beloved dog Jack.
She was preceded in death by her husband Russel "Bud" Rickels; her parents, one brother Stewart Schnepp; one sister, Sandy Thornburg; and a granddaughter Abby Jo.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 17 August 2014

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