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Delores Riggan

Delores L. Riggan, 82, of Riverside, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Mercy Iowa City. Funeral services took place on Wednesday, April 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Riverside. Pastor Ed Peterson officiated. Burial was in Riverside Public Cemetery. Casketbearers were her grandchildren, Zack Riggan, Seth Riggan, Nick Cole, Kyle Cole, Dustin Schneider, Jordan Westfall, Travis Riggan, Matthew Riggan and Mitchel Riggan. Following the committal services, a time of food and fellowship was held at Trinity United Methodist Church. Visitation for Delores was Tuesday, April 7, at the church.
Delores L. Mahanna was born June 3, 1932, in Iowa City, the daughter of Frank and Ann Mahanna. On March 2, 1952, Delores was united in marriage to Earl H. Riggan in Iowa City. She worked for Kentucky Fried Chicken in Coralville for 20-plus years, Riverside Kwik-n-EZ and the Riverside Travel Mart.
Delores enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, was an avid Hawkeye and Chicago Cubs fan and also enjoyed watching NASCAR, traveling to Branson with her dear friend, Jeanie Mellecker, and bowling in leagues for John’s Grocery for 30-plus years.
Delores will be deeply missed by her children, Vicki Riggan of Riverside, Steve Riggan and wife Tracy Lacina of North Liberty, Scotty Riggan and wife Carol of Riverside, Julie Cole and friend Duane Hochstedler of Kalona, Kris Westfall and husband Brad of Riverside, Todd Riggan of Riverside and Chad Riggan and friend Terri Hemm of Iowa City; son-in-law, Michael Schneider of Riverside; 17 grandchildren, Monica, Amanda, Marilyn, Zack, Seth, Travis, Nick, Kyle, Jacky, Dustin, Nicole, Kayla, Sarah, Jordan, Abigail, Matthew and Mitchel; and seven great-grandchildren, Jacob, Dena, Lucy, Khaleesi, Isabelle, Cash and Cael.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl; one son in infancy, David; one daughter, Amy Schneider; one brother, Gene and one sister, Shirley.
A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of Delores. Sympathy notes may be left for the Riggan family at www.lewisfuneral homes.com. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services of Riverside is caring for Delores’ arrangements and her family.