Loras A. Jarding, 78, of Farley, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at his home in Farley.

Visitation for Loras was held from 9-10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Reiff Funeral Home in Farley. Anyone wishing to send memorials may send them to the Reiff Funeral Home, Attn: Loras Jarding Family, PO Box 99, Farley, Iowa, 52046.

Services for Loras were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at the Reiff Funeral Home in Farley, with Rev. Michael Schueller officiating. Lector was Melissa Ernzen.

Burial was held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Farley.

Casketbearers for Loras were: Andy Jarding, Joe Jarding, Jeff Jarding, Marty Kluesner, Keith Jarding and Gary Kluesner.

Loras was born April 19, 1942 in Farley, son of Marvin J. and Helen (Burger) Jarding Sr. He received his education from St. Joseph’s Catholic Schools in Farley. After school Loras served in the National Guard. On Oct. 16, 1965 he was united in marriage to Joyce Moorman, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Farley. He was a farmer and drove truck for a construction company.

Loras loved spending time and playing games with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed playing a good game of cards with his friends at Bill’s Tap.

He was a member of the St. Joseph’s Parish in Farley.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joyce Jarding of Farley; three children, Jolene (Richard) Stelken of Farley, Greg (Min Jung) Jarding of Hastings, Neb., and Janet (Shane) Lech of Chama, Neb.; five grandchildren, Dustin, Michelle, and Eric Stelken, Taylor and Brooklyn Lech; two brothers, Marvin (Joan) Jarding Jr. of Farley, and Paul (Deb) Jarding of Dubuque; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lavern Moorman of Strawberry Point, Alice Tauke of Dyersville, Leona (Ralph) Wegmann of Farley, Margie (Ernie) Thole, Jerry (Rosie) Moorman, and Norita Moorman all of Manchester.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister-in-law, Mary Jarding; a nephew, Darin Jarding; father and mother-in-law, Joe and Marie Moorman; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dave (Joan) Tauke, Priscilla Moorman, Judy Moorman, Don Moorman, and John Moorman.

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