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January 25, 2018 Richard Dale Gingerich
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1934 - 2018

Richard Dale Gingerich, 83, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Funeral services with Masonic services were held Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Pastor Raymond Magruder officiating. Interment followed the service at Maple Hills Cemetery in Kirksville.

The son of Lando and Verna (Hershberger) Gingerich, he was born Oct. 3, 1934, in Kalona, Iowa. On Dec. 3, 1975, Richard was united in marriage to Rosetta Major.

He was employed with Prairie Farms for several years. Richard enjoyed raising cattle and spending time at the Table Rock Lake.

Richard moved from Greentop, Mo., to Springfield in 2009. He served in the United States Army. Richard was a member of the Kirksville Masonic Lodge No. 105, Gate of the Temple No. 422, and the Kirksville Shrine Club.

Richard is survived by his wife: Rosetta; four sons: Kim, Kerry, Tony and Terry Gingerich; two daughters: Vicki Casey and Pam (Scott) Johns of Springfield; one brother: Lando Gingerich Jr. of Illinios; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Roman, Eli and Marvin; and four sisters: Viola Yoder, Ella Maupin, Jeannette Hotz and Mary Kinsinger.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association. Contributions may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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