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July 5, 2018 Richard Soukup
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

1938 - 2018

Richard Soukup, 79, died Friday, June 29, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Visitation will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018, at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A private graveside service will be held in the Salem Cemetery in rural Ainsworth. A general memorial fund has been established.

Richard Soukup was born Nov. 14, 1938, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Melvin and Betty (Owen) Soukup. He graduated from Ainsworth High School in 1957. On Dec. 13, 1972, Richard was united in marriage to Iris Fletcher at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They lived in the Ainsworth community before moving to Kalona in 1993. He farmed and worked at the Kalona Sales Barn for many years. He was a member of the Salem Church of God. He was a 4-H leader and enjoyed attending his children’s and grandchildren’s activities.

Richard is survived by three sons: Kyle (Misty) Soukup of Lone Tree, Kirk (Karen) Soukup of Middletown, and Brad (Tina) Soukup of Muscatine; nine grandchildren: Michael Soukup, Steven Soukup, Sarah (Joe) Hitzeroth, Emma Soukup, Kolton Soukup, Austin Soukup, Dakota (Kelsey Kendra) Soukup, Austin Clark and Katerina Clark; and three great-grandchildren: Elijah and Theodore Hitzeroth and Loren Clark.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Iris; a daughter-in-law: Laura; and a brother: Jim.

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