Laurie Dierickx

Laurie Dierickx, 60, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Celebration of Life will be held from 3 until 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Rendezvous in Muscatine. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at  Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Randy Dierickx.

Laurie was born on October 7, 1962, in Iowa City, the daughter of John H. and Jacqueline M. McDaniel Barclay.  She married Randy Dierickx on October 23, 1981, in Muscatine.

She enjoyed making salsa, side by side riding, and camping. She loved her family, her grandchildren, and animals, especially her dog Izzy, and cat, Ernie. She also loved playing practical jokes on everyone.

She is survived by her husband Randy; three children, Falynn Durflinger of Eldon, Kiffany Carver and husband, Scott, of Muscatine, and Payton Dierickx and Kyle Jack, of Fruitland; seven grandchildren, Lakin Hoekstra, Mckynley Gnewuch, Case Durflinger, Cash Durflinger, Cohyn Durflinger, Reagan Carver, and Kennedy Carver; and sister Kay Kerr of Muscatine.

Laurie was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline in 1996, father, John in 2016; and two brothers, Steve and Doug Barclay.