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1 of 12 | Posted by: Carole J Chauncey - FL

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Deb (Shumate) Benefield - Roland, IA

“My condolences to Donna, Gary & the entire family. May Rita rest eternally in peace. God Bless your entire family. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gale Rockwell - Astoria, OR

“Dave, Monica & Boys:Sorry to hear of Rita's passing. My thoughts and prayers are wit you. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Boger - Denison, IA

“To the Seda family. You have my deepest sympathy. Rita went to sleep and woke up with Bob and God. May God bless all of you, ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Byron Hartwig - BATTLE CREEK, IA

“I am so sorry to hear of Rita' passing. When I went to see Dad, I enjoyed visiting with her. My hugs and prayers are with each of you and your...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Pam Ungrad - Neola, IA - Friend

“So sorry to hear of your loss. God be with all of your ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Boger - Wall Lake, IA

“Sorry I will not be able to make it to the Memorial or Services. Will be thinking of all of you. So many of my favorite memories from childhood are...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Maria Davie - humboldt, SD

“Rita & I have been friends for nearly 40 years. We started working together at Dunlap Care Center--then at Rose Vista till Bob received his new...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ronda Chase - Council Bluffs, IA

“To all of the Seda family. I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless all. Jackie ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jackie Jenkins Beam - Fremont, NE

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jessica Vandervort - IA

“To the Seda kids. I am so sorry. Afraid I know the feeling all to well. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Terry Frazier - Omaha, NE


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Rita W. Seda was born February 24, 1935, to Charles and Winifred (Ashford) Harper in England. She was raised in the Leiston, England area. Rita met Bob Seda while he was serving in the Air Force and stationed in England. The two were married on October 25, 1952. The couple returned to the states and farmed outside of Dunlap. Rita worked at the Something Special Craft Shop in Dunlap and at the Dunlap Care Center. Bob died on December 15, 2008.

Rita was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, and the Boyer Valley Sunshine Club. She enjoyed bowling on a team for a number of years. Bob and Rita enjoyed traveling. Rita returned to England every two or three years.

Rita died on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the Dunlap Specialty Care at the age of 82 years, eight months, and 22 days.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob Seda; grandson, Bobby Gray; sister, Daphne Lokken and brother, Brian Harper. She is survived by her four children, Gary (Cindy) Seda of Woodbine, Iowa, David (Monica) Seda of Omaha, Nebraska, John (Ann) Seda of Urbandale, Iowa, Donna (Todd) Nelson of Spokane, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; four siblings, Thelma Sanders of England, Ann (Ray) Spiegel of Winfield, Kansas, Susan Hoover of Vancouver, Washington, Timothy Harper of England; and many other relatives and friends.