Rifat M. Sufi, age 63, of Peosta, IA died peacefully at home, following a long illness, on July 06, 2022. A private gathering of respect will be held to honor Rifat’s life. Date yet to be determined. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Rifat’s family.
Rifat was born on September 30, 1958, in Manama, Bahrain, a son to Mohamed Hussain Sufi and Zakiya Nooraldin. He attended the University of Iowa where he met and eventually married his wife, Kimberly. The couple was blessed with a daughter and many wonderful years together. He spent the majority of his working career as an investment banker in both Bahrain and the U.S. Rifat was a caring husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Kimberly (Doty) Sufi, Peosta, IA;
Amira (Brian) Kass, Cedar Falls, IA;
Delilah Kass, Cedar Falls, IA;
Khadija Sufi, Bahrain;
he will be remembered by numerous extended family, friends, and neighbors.
Rifat was preceded in death by his parents.
Rifat’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Hospice of Dubuque for all of their professional and compassionate care of Rifat and his family.
Online condolences may be shared with Rifat’s family at www.tristatecremationcenter.com
A private gathering of respect will be held to honor Rifat’s life. Date yet to be determined.
Rest In Peace my friend. You leave behind fond memories in Bahrain.
Will miss you so much. Many hugs to your family and friends. Rip Riffy.
Will never forget those days in Bahrain. Will always remember you my friend.RIP
If the world had more Rifs, it would be a much more beautiful place. RIP my friend, you will be sadly missed.
My most heartfelt condolences to the entire family of Rifat. Such a beautiful and special person; I am blessed to have known him. Love and peace to all of you during this difficult time.
Sending my thoughts and prayers to Kim and the entire family. May you find comfort is knowing Rif is resting peacefully. Love to all,
Dear Kim and Family, We loved Rif’s enthusiasm and spirit. And we enjoyed his many stories. He loved you so. We send our love,
Martha, David and Family and
Great Aunt Barb
Dear Kim & family,
Rif’s face would light up with his love for you, Amira and his cherished grand daughter.
May his love give you strength to move forward.
Carol & family
sending our love and condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.
love Connie & family
My love to yours. I met Rif volunteering. What a wonderful human being, he was so very kind. I’m so very sorry for your loss.