Robert Riordan Obituary

Robert C. Riordan
Robert Charles Riordan
Robert C. Riordan

August 18, 1982 - June 13, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Seattle, WA
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Robert Charles Riordan, 21, died Sunday in Seattle, Washington. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines. A graveside service will follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where a Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m.

Robert was born August 18, 1982 in Des Moines. Affectionately known as B.C. to his family and friends, he was a 2001 graduate of Hoover High School and he lettered in varsity wrestling and football. He attended Iowa State University and he was a loyal fan of ISU athletics.

B.C. enjoyed photography and music, particularly the songs of Neil Young, and he was a self-taught guitarist. He lived in and loved the city of Seattle, and he loved his large family, especially the young children.

He is survived by his parents, Charles and Cindy of Des Moines; brother, Seamus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; sisters, Anne, Caitlain and Eileen, all of Des Moines; grandmothers, Betty Riordan of Des Moines and Carolyn Scott of Ocklawaha, Florida; 14 aunts and uncles; and 16 cousins. His brother, Colin Michael Riordan preceded him in death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Robert Charles Riordan Memorial Fund.





Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, June 16, 2004
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Thursday, June 17, 2004
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, June 17, 2004


Robert Charles Riordan Memorial Fund c/o First American Bank
2805 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310