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
“My Cathedral” “I’ll Fly Away”
“In The Garden”
Honorary Casket Bearers
Timothy Rife Derek Rife
Shaun Rife Zain Rife
Jeff Mills Steve Marshall
Rick Schaefer Kevin Foland
Douglas Rife Deke Rife
Final Resting Place Frazier Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa
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.
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.
RIP old friend. I have thought of you often through the years. I can see you smiling and the twinkle in your eyes from my memories. May God comfort and give you and your family peace.
Brian was my best friend for over 30 years…He was an exceptional person who lived an amazing life…He talent and creativeness inspired me to be the artist I am today..I will miss him very much…my condolences to all his family and friends..I’m very sad that I’m just finding out about his passing..
Love always my dear friend…
Johnny lee picht
Brian was a good friend he will be missed and with his passing the world became a lonelier Place