Jeremiah Anthony Rice

Written by John Kuhens on August 4, 2015



Jeremiah Anthony Rice, age 34 of Mt. Union, died Monday August 3, 2015 at his home.  The son of David Anthony Rice and Brenda Sue (Weller) Larson, he was born January 26, 1981 in Iowa City.  He was a graduate of the Winfield-Mt. Union High School.  He was employed at Iowa Renewable Energy in Washington.  He enjoyed sports, fishing, and time with his children.


Survivors include:  his Father of Wapello; his Mother of Mt. Union; three brothers, Shawn Bencze of Mt. Union; Joseph and Heather Bencze of Claypool, Indiana; Isaiah Rice of Warsaw, Indiana; two sons, Kleyton Benidict and Linkahn Rice.


He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold Rice, Mildred Rice and Judd Weller.


Cremation has been accorded.  A memorial service will be held Monday August 10, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, Greg Culver will officiate.  A general memorial has been established in his name.