In loving memory of

Herbert Britcher
September 14, 1925 - June 2, 2021

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Herbert L. Britcher, 95, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at his cottage.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at New Hope United Methodist Church. Reverend David Whittman will officiate. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Gideons or New Hope United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.

Herbert was born on September 14, 1925, in Clarence, the son of Loren and Jane Meyer Britcher. He married Maxine Johnson on October 16, 1945, in Muscatine.

He retired from GPC and owned and operated Britcher Insulation. Herbert was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, Gideons, American Legion Post #27, and the VFW Post #1565.

Herbert was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II. He enjoyed chopping wood, fishing, and spending time with his family. He loved traveling, anywhere the car went!

He is survived by his children, Marcia Fiedler of Muscatine, Loren 'Butch' Britcher and wife, Karen, of Muscatine, and Phyllis Longhurst and husband, Ron, of Lake in the Hills, Illinois; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren; and two siblings, Arthur Britcher of Alva, Oklahoma, and Ronnie Britcher of Clarksville, Kentucky.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Maxine; a daughter, Cynthia in infancy; brothers, Loren Britcher, Bill Britcher, Robert Britcher; and sisters, Lorraine Britcher, Eloise Britcher, Jenny Elshoff, Betty Johnson, and Anna Elshoff.


Sandra (Meyer) Gucciardi wrote on Jun 10, 2021:

"I was so sorry to hear of my cousin Herb?s passing. My condolences to his family. Sandra (Meyer) Gucciardi."

Judy wrote on Jun 4, 2021:

"Herb and his wife max was two of the nicest warmest caring people you could ever lost 2 great people...heaven gained 2 angels"