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Wilbur Michael “Mike” Rife age 70, of Little Sioux, Iowa passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019. Mike was born January 14, 1949 in Custer, South Dakota to Wilbur and Shirley (Rasmussen) Rife.

Survivors include his children: Tim Rife and wife Krista, grandchildren: Haleigh Rife, Reanna Rife, Erikah Rife, great grandchildren: Brecklyn Mann, brothers: Deke Rife, Brian Rife, Douglas Rife, and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces, “Extended Family”: Pat and Mary Menard.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Shirley Rife.

Visitation was held Friday, February 15 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan.

Funeral service was Saturday, February 16 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan with Pastor Rusty Hedger officiating.

Musical selections were “Fortunate Son”, “Grandpa”, and “Who Am I”.

Honorary Bearers were Derek Rife and Zain Rife. Casket Bearers were Deke Rife, Shaun Rife, Brian Rife, Douglas Rife, Steve Marshall, Kevin Foland, Jeff Mills and Rick Schaefer.

Final resting place is Frazier Cemetery in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Military Honors will be conducted by Little Sioux American Legion Post #410 and VFW Post 6256 and O’Hara Seeley Post of Logan.