Richard James McGlaughlin (1931 - 2016)

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JESUP – Richard J. "Hambone" McGlaughlin, 84 of Independence and formerly of Littleton and Jesup, Iowa, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Lexington Place, Independence. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. – Thursday, September 15, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church, Jesup, with Rev. John Molacek officiating. Shirley Bergman was the organist. Burial was at the Littleton Cemetery, Littleton. Casket Bearers were Brian McCarty, Morgan McGlaughlin, Jared McGlaughlin and Luke McCarty. Brandon McCarty played the Bagpipes. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. – Wednesday, Sept. 14 at White Funeral Home, Jesup, and for an hour before services Thursday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be posted at
Richard James McGlaughlin was born Dec. 26, 1931 in Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of Arley J. McGlaughlin and Edna Matilda (Fidler) McGlaughlin. He graduated from Jesup High School with the class of 1950. He was first married to Mary Gavigan but they later divorced. He was later married to Sharon Ann Klein on May 27, 1972, in Jesup. She preceded him in death on May 23, 2011. Richard worked about 30 years at Rath Packing in Waterloo, Iowa. After Rath's closing, he then worked at Iowa Ham in Independence until retirement. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and also tinkering in his shop and Antiques.
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Jesup, IA 50648
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 19 to Sept. 28, 2016