LaDoma L. Rierson

Thursday, December 13, 2012
LaDoma L. Rierson

Services for LaDoma L. Rierson will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Tom Summerfield will officiate the service.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven.

Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery.

LaDoma Louise Rierson was born July 23, 1916, to Clarence and Hazel (Buchacker) Loomis of rural Ayrshire. She was the oldest of six children. LaDoma received her education at Silver Lake Community School in Ayrshire.

On Oct. 20, 1936, LaDoma married Hendrick Rierson of Ruthven. To this marriage two children, James and Richard, were born.

LaDoma was a homemaker, avid quilt maker for Lutheran World Relief, and worked with her husband in their International Harvester Farm Implement business. She was a member of the Ruthven City Council and held the position of City Clerk for several years. In addition, LaDoma was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, serving in many different capacities.

LaDoma passed away at the Ruthven Community Care Center on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the age of 96.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hendrick; and her brothers: Dick, Dale and Don Loomis.

She is survived by her sons: James of Wichita, Kansas, and Richard (Susan) of Bonita, Calif.; grandchildren: Curtis (Mandi) of Wichita, Kansas, Scott (Jennifer) of Chula Vista, Calif., and Chris (Amy) of Brandon, Fla.; four great-grandchildren: Kayleah and Tyler of Chula Vista, Calif., Dane and Derek of Brandon, Fla.; a sister, LaVonne Simonson of Ruthven; a brother, David Loomis of Ayrshire; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home