Clifford Rynearson
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Obituary of Clifford Rynearson

Clifford Rynearson, 75, of Lorimor, Iowa, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Graveside services and burial will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Barney Cemetery in Madison County, Iowa with Pastor Dwayne Henrichs officiating.


Clifford was born on February 25, 1942, at Madison County, Iowa to L.J. and Anna (Pennington) Rynearson.  He was married on May 24, 1965 at Grant City, Missouri, to Merlene Lewis.  He had spent his lifetime living in the same homestead in Madison County, having been a farmer, mechanic, and recycling yard operator.      


Clifford is survived by his wife, Merlene Rynearson of Lorimor; children, Julie Ann Rynearson of Lorimor and Jeff Brian (Brandy) Rynearson of Montpelier, Virginia; very special friend Burt Rucker of Lorimor; brother, Jesse Rynearson of Lorimor; and grandchildren, MaKayla Jo Rynearson, Trenton James Rynearson, and Emily Rose Rynearson.


He was preceded in death by his parents, L.J. and Anna (Pennington) Rynearson; and brother, Leon Rynearson, Jr.


No visitation is planned.  Memorials may be directed to his family for a future designation.


Funeral arrangements are being handled by McCalley-Collins Funeral Home in Winterset.  Online condolences may be left at