Richard “Dick” W. Stackhouse, 90
Richard “Dick” W. Stackhouse, 90, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Grandview Heights Rehab & Healthcare in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the Liscomb Church of Christ in Liscomb, IA. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the services. Interment will be at the Conrad Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Conrad American Legion. The family would like to thank the staff of Grandview Heights for the exceptional care provided to Dick. Arrangements are entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Dick was born on December 9th, 1930, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Wayne Burdett and Dorothy Peril (Fiscus) Stackhouse. He graduated from the Conrad Consolidated School in 1948 and served our country honorably in the United States Army from 1951 until 1953.
Dick maintained a lifelong commitment to various veterans’ service organizations and was a past commander of American Legion Post 681 in Conrad IA.
On March 31st, 1957, he was united in marriage to, Janet Ann Hilsabeck, of Liscomb, Iowa.
They settled into farming on the home place of Dick’s grandfather near Albion, Iowa, where they raised three sons.
In the 1970’s they expanded their hog business with Dick serving several terms as president of the Marshall County Pork Producers and becoming an Iowa Master Pork Producer in 1977.
He also served on the board of directors of Conrad Cooperative (now part of Mid-Iowa) and was active in many other farm organizations. Dick continued farming until health issues slowed him down this past year.
Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife of 63 years, Janet; their children: Kirk Stackhouse, of Marshalltown IA, Kent (Deb) Stackhouse, of Waterloo IA; their grandchildren: Jessica Stackhouse, Brooke Stackhouse and a sister, Lila (Lee) Kline, of Des Moines.
Preceded in death are his parents Wayne (1963) and Dorothy (2002) and his eldest son Craig (2009).