Rick E. “Ritter” Staveley

Rick E. “Ritter” Staveley, 62, of Dysart, Iowa passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at his home, after a short battle with cancer.

Rick was born to Richard and Shirley Staveley (Wilson) in Waterloo, Iowa on March 16, 1959. He graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1977. Rick married Jean Marie Larson on August 12, 1977. Rick and Jean spent 39 years together on their farm just north of Dysart, with their 3 children. Rick worked construction for many years, enjoyed having cattle and horses. Rick and his family traveled to many rodeos every summer. Rick enjoyed tie down roping.

Rick is survived by his wife, Karla; 3 children, Lee Vermedahl (Zach), Lacey Staveley, and Ty Staveley (Amber); 7 grandchildren, Ryker and Jak Staveley, Teague Vermedahl, Presley and Parker Berns, Sia and Kip Anderson; 2 sisters, Kathryn Smith (Doug) and Patricia McGinn.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Memorials may be directed to family. Overton Funeral Home, Dysart, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.overtonfuneralhomes.com