Brian M. Rife

Brian M. Rife age 63, of Council Bluffs, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home after a prolonged illness. Brian was born September 7, 1955 in Omaha, Nebraska to Wilbur M. and Shirley I. (Rasmussen) Rife. Brian graduated from Logan-Magnolia High School in Logan, Iowa.

Brian is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Shirley Rife of Logan and his brother Wilbur Michael Rife of River Sioux.

Survivors include brother, Deke Rife of Des Moines, Iowa, brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Huma Rife of Bloomington, Indiana, as well as, nephews, Timothy Rife of Logan, Derek Rife of Orcas Island, Washington, Shaun Rife of Omaha, Nebraska, and Zain Rife of Bloomington, Indiana, and his nieces, Laura Flaugher of West Des Moines, Aliya and Sofi Rife of Bloomington, Indiana and cousins Rhonda Marshall of Emerson, Iowa, Robyn Mills and Shelly Foland of Omaha, and Reynie Schaefer of Fremont, Nebraska.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.

In Loving Memory

Brian M. Rife

Born September 7, 1955 Omaha, Nebraska

Entered Into Rest July 9, 2019 Council Bluffs, Iowa Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Logan Memorial Chapel Logan, Iowa


Pastor Rusty Hedger

Music Selections

“My Cathedral” “I’ll Fly Away”

“In The Garden”

Honorary Casket Bearers

Timothy Rife Derek Rife

Shaun Rife Zain Rife

Casket Bearers

Jeff Mills Steve Marshall

Rick Schaefer Kevin Foland

Douglas Rife Deke Rife

Final Resting Place Frazier Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa


  • Betsy Kill Posted July 14, 2019 7:51 am

    Brian was a great friend with a beautiful soul. I treasure the memories I have with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • Cherie Posted July 17, 2019 8:26 am

    Deke and Douglas, I’m so sorry for your loss. I went to see Brian the day before he died and we chatted for awhile. When I left, we hugged and said I love you.

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