|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1952|
|Death: ||May 31, 2008|
Ricky Lyle Ruckdaschel, of 6401 East Magill, Wichita, KS 67207, passed away suddenly on May 31 at the age of 55. A memorial service is being held today, June 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway Mortuary, 1147 South Broadway, Wichita.
Rick was born Aug. 4, 1952, in Postville, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville and graduated from the Postville Community High School in 1970. Rick joined the U.S. Navy in 1970 and served four years during the Vietnam War. He married Lorna Pape in July 1972 and has a son, Eric John, and daughter, Erin Marie Ruckdaschel. Rick worked at John Deere in Waterloo from 1974 to 1986. The family moved to Wichita, Kan., where he worked at Boeing/Spirit for 22 years.
Rick was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Jane.
He is survived by wife, Lorna; son, Eric (Keegan), and two granddaughters, Charlie Rose and Ella Grace of Encinitas, Calif.; daughter, Erin Ruckdaschel (fiance M. Tyler Williams) of Wichita, Kan.; sister, Tonya (Duane) Milard of Edgewood; nephews, Kenny Valley of Iowa City, Nic Valley of Des Moines and Rhea Cano of Edgewood; sister-in-law, Linda (Denny) Baldwin of San Diego, Calif.; several aunts, uncles, cousins; and many special friends.
Created by: Marcia Bollman Harris -h...
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
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