SIBLEY—Ryan Childs, age 53, Sibley, formerly of Newburyport, MA, passed away suddenly Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Minnesota.

He is survived by his loving parents, Les and Leslie Childs of Amesbury, MA; beloved brother and sister-in-law, Brendan and Betsy Childs; and nephews, Grady and Mason of Newburyport, MA.

He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Most importantly, he is survived by his beloved daughter, Riley Emma Childs of Sibley, IA. She was his pride and joy and the center of his world. Riley is most likely the only New England Patriots fan in the Midwest.

Ryan graduated from Newburyport High School, Class of 1987, and Northern Essex Community College Nursing Program and was an Air Force Veteran. Ryan was a registered nurse and worked as a traveling ER nurse.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Newburyport MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Ryan’s memory to Riley Emma Childs College Fund c/o Northwestern Mutual (payable to MFS Service Center), 345 Ninth St. Ste. B, Sibley IA, 51249.