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Richard  "Rich" Warrick
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Obituary for Richard "Rich" Warrick

Richard ‘Rich’ Warrick, age 60, of Cresco, Iowa and formerly of Boone, died May 13, 2017 at the Gunderson Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Boone with Rev. Doug Cue officiating. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery.

Richard Alan Warrick was born in Boone, Iowa on July 30, 1956, the son of Earl and Lulamae (Morton) Warrick. Rich graduated from Boone High School in 1974 and attended a year at Iowa State University. For 34 years, Rich was employed with Fareway Stores, working as a clerk at the Boone, Cresco, Indianola, and Ames locations. Due to ill health, he retired June 8, 2007. Rich moved to Cresco in 2010, where he enjoyed the last several years with his niece Missy and her family. In his early working years, Rich enjoyed playing slow pitch softball for the Fareway Stores team. He also enjoyed playing golf, watching Mike & Mike on ESPN, listening to Classic Rock music, especially the Doobie Bros., Classic Cars, especially Chevelles, visiting Estes Park in Colorado, Silver Lake in Rochester, Minnesota, and various apple orchards in the fall. Rich loved watching reruns of ‘Cheers’ and he was an avid Chicago Cub and Iowa State Cyclone fan. Rich especially loved spending time with his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Doug Warrick. Rich is survived by three sisters, Martha Hilsabeck and husband Virgil and Sandi Hilsabeck and husband John, all of Boone, and Carla Warrick of Cresco. Also surviving is a brother, 11 nieces and nephews, 25 great nieces and nephews, and 6 great-great nieces and nephews survive.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall, on Thursday from 3 until 8 p.m. where the family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m. On Friday morning, friends may call at the Church from 9:30 a.m. until service time.

The family requests that those attending the Church service dress casual and wearing your favorite Iowa State or Chicago Cubs attire would be very welcomed.

In memory of Rich, memorials may be directed to the Iowa Muscular Dystrophy Association or the Iowa Parkinson’s Disease Association.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m.

Funeral Service




10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
First United Methodist Church

703 Arden St.
Boone, IA 50036

Family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m.

Cemetery Details


Linwood Park Cemetery

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036


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