Erna Grace "Ricki" Maye

Erna Grace "Ricki" Maye was born February 12, 1933 in Wood River, Neb., the daughter of John and Laura (Beckler) Stoltzfus. On May 19, 1954 she was united in marriage to Gerald Maye in Uma, Ariz. They lived in Maine for 35 years and have lived in rural Riverside since 1991. Grace "Ricki" passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at her home in rural Riverside at the age of 85 years.


Grace "Ricki" is survived by her husband, Gerald of Riverside; daughter, Diana (Terry) Adams of Mesa, Ariz.; son, Ricki Carl of Bangor, Maine; two brothers, Einer (Mary Ellen) Stoltzfus of Kalona and Richard (Jacque) Stoltzfus of Johnston, Colo.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Sterling Stoltzfus and John Stoltzfus, Jr.; and four sisters, Elvira Yoder, Verle Marner, Donna Stoltzfus and Darlene Stoltzfus.


A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home. A memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice. Messages may be sent to the family at



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