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In Loving Memory of Rita R. Ledford

12/5/1944 - 8/20/2022

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Carson Celebration Of Life Center
Maquoketa, IA

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Rita R. Ledford, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11 A.M., Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Faith United Methodist Church in Monmouth, Iowa. Cremation has taken place. A private burial will be held at a later date. Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family.
Rita Rozann White was born on December 5, 1944 in Baldwin, Iowa, to Clayton and Susan (Bradley) White. She was a graduate of Baldwin High School. She married Robert Dean Ledford Jr. on May 9, 1965 in Davenport, Iowa. Four children were born to this union, Pam, Mike, Scott and Heather.
Rita was a homemaker and had sold Tupperware for several years. She was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Monmouth where she had served in many capacities including teaching Sunday School as well as serving as the United Methodist Women State of Iowa Secretary.
She enjoyed crocheting, spending time with her family and her church.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Pam (Darwyn) Hoffmeier of Maquoketa, IA, Mike (Brenda) Ledford of Cedar Rapids, IA, Scott (Stephanie) Ledford of Granite Falls, NC, and Heather Ledford of Andrew, IA; 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren, and 4 step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert on February 7, 2021, a brother Franz White and a sister Evelyn Doescher.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Rita R. Ledford memorial fund has been established.
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Funeral Funders (4)
Tom and Karen Slattery
So sorry to hear that your mom has passed. Our prayers are with all of you.
Cyndi Stone McAdam
Scott and Family,, I am heartbroken for you all. Your mother was such a beautiful sweet soul and wonderful friend. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Amy Wenndt
I am sorry for the loss of Rita. Rita was always a kind and loving woman. One who did all she could for her children and grandchildren. Prayers to her family.
Elaine Evington
Although you're miles away, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! From your Interventional Radiology friends, Britany, Brandy, Courtney, Jessica, Katie, LeAnn and Elaine